Wildlife Celebration of 2021

A wildlife celebration of the best wildlife captures on remote cameras at 3 Rivers Foundation in 2021. The year brought the discovery of beavers, confirmed a yellow-billed cuckoo, the birth of raccoon kits, and one bobcat kitten. Always fascinating to see the surprises of white-tailed deer interacting with birds. Now for the arrival of 2022…

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Throwback Thursday – 1st Javelina

First, javelina I captured during my seven-year wildlife conservation study. Nothing made me more excited to see this javelina. Not only seeing it – it walked perfectly in front of the camera. During this research, I have discovered that the presence of javelina means indicates that feral hogs have disbursed out away from 3RF. Unfortunately,…

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Meet the Flower That Only Lives 24 Hours

When I learn something new about a plant it makes seeing them the next time even more impressive. Hartweg Evening Primrose or Hartweg Sundrops (Calylophus hartwegii) greets the world in the evening, stays up all night, and then by the evening of the next day it is spent. After it is done for the blooms…

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Another Thankful Porcupine Moment

  A gasping moment.   A double-tap on Lynn’s arm.  Grabbing my camera.  Slamming on the Gator’s brakes.   Climbing through a fence.   The pursuit began through prickly pear and mesquite trees.  But for what?   Since 2015 I have been monitoring the trees and ground for live porcupines on 3 Rivers Foundation conservation lands. Every once in…

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