Sharing a part of my research process of camera trapping that I have conducted since 2015. Camera trapping means more than going through images captured on cameras. With each photo from all the cameras, it entails noting the number of animals, types of animals, frequency of animals, as well as weather patterns. I am able…Read More
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Gift of Tables and Owl Boxes
It’s almost been a week and tears are still welling in my eyes., even as I write this. The gift of tables should not make you cry. These did. The gift of these tables should not be worth more than gold. They are to me. Beyond words, my heart can find I am deeply grateful…Read More
5th Grade Science Project on Flammability of Texas Roadside Plants
Ava and Laney I helped judge for the Special Award for the Rolling Plains Master Naturalists organization at the 66th South Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair on February 25th at Texas Tech University. While the skies were clear in Lubbock, ice-covered streets and highways near Wichita Falls did not allow travel for their two judges. Their…Read More
Small Country Church on the Llano Estacado
On a brisk Sunday, February afternoon, I stepped through a narrow wooden door of this small country church to pay my last respects to my grandmother’s niece. Covid finally claimed someone I personally knew. This church has stood for over a hundred years on the far eastern edge of the Llano Estacado. And it truly…Read More