Seasonal observations: It’s spring and love is in the air

My favourite correspondent, John Tschopp, has broken away from his usual orthithological themed observations to share this one, for our collective phenology journal. Phenology, derived from the Greek word phaino, meaning "to show or appear," is literally "the science of appearance." It is a segment of ecology focused on the study of periodic plant and animal lifecycle … Continue reading Seasonal observations: It’s spring and love is in the air

Photo of the Week: Dave Steers “Skunk Cabbage heralds first day of Spring 2015”

I think I've said it before: Dave Steers' photo stream is one of my favourite guilty pleasures, when I've had my head in the books, busy with deadlines, overly focussed on the few square inches right in front of my face. Opening up his flickr page is always a beautiful reminder to get out, look … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Dave Steers “Skunk Cabbage heralds first day of Spring 2015”