Secrets of a Feral Hog Skull

In a cleaning event at the Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, a feral hog skull was rediscovered. I’m not sure how old the skull is, but it was in need of repair to stabilize it for future conservation education programs with the 3 Rivers Foundation. To start the cleaning process I placed the skull in a…

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Inspiration of a Bluebird

“When nature made the blue-bird she wished to propitiate both the sky and the earth, so she gave him the color of the one on his back and the hue of the other on his breast.” – John Burroughs   Photograph – © Christena Stephens

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Testing the Waters

As I continue to monitor the wildlife diversity at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus for the 3 Rivers Foundation, I’m often surprised by the interactions and behaviors of wildlife captured on the trail cameras. This is more evident during the Beaver Pond restoration. In March 2015, when I began monitoring the campus with the camera traps,…

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Best Camera Trap Photos – August 2017

My camera trap research continues for the 3 Rivers Foundation at the Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, as my position has moved to a part-time Director of Education and Wildlife Biologist. I’m grateful for this opportunity to teach and continue this research. I’ve employed new Reconyx cameras onsite and will continue to use Browning Strike Force…

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