Animals, Backyard Habitats, The Art of Ecology, Wildlife Behavior

Happy Squirrel Awareness Month!

"Heart & Soul of an Eastern Grey Squirrel" is available in my print shop! This highlights the importance of a deciduous forest habitat to the health and well-being of a squirrel. Many people see Eastern Grey Squirrels as pests - critters that eat all of their birdseed, hang out around urban trash cans searching for… Continue reading Happy Squirrel Awareness Month!

Animals, Colors, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Greens & Wildscapes

Browse the many "green" hued photos available for prints. From tranquil landscapes, to bright foliage, - green is a revitalizing color! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! Kenyan housesNostalgiaZenOctagon CanopyStone RuinsLotus FlowerTree Canopy - New Hope, PAYarrow at the BeachBamboo StalksFern FoliageSucculent SculptureSoft… Continue reading Greens & Wildscapes

Animals, birds, Colors, Flowers, Ocean, Photo Prints, The Art of Ecology

Black & White Photos

Browse the many "black and white" photos available for prints. Sometimes things just look better when you remove the distraction of color. From landscapes , to flowers, to animals from around the world, - black and white is elegant and stark! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout.… Continue reading Black & White Photos

Animals, birds, Colors, Flowers, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Yellows

Browse the many "yellow" hued photos available for prints. From spring wildflowers, to sunny fields, to birds from all over, - yellow is a bright and cheerful color! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! Yellow CrocusButter & EggsGladiolus - YellowTrout Lily in ForestYellow… Continue reading Yellows

Animals, birds, Colors, Flowers, Ocean, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Blues & Teals

Browse the many "blue" themed photos available for prints. From abstract light painting, to the sky, to flowers, to water, to even wildlife - blue is beautiful! Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! Abstract Lensball1Abstract Lensball2Lightpainted CameraBlue ColeusSiberian SquillMagnolia in Blue SkyChicory & beeGrape HyacinthViper's BuglossCornflower BlueRelaxation at the BeachOverlooking… Continue reading Blues & Teals

Animals, Climate Change, conservation, Endangered Species, sustainability, The Art of Ecology

American Goldfinch vs. Climate Change

For my most recent course with National Geographic, I was learned all about Teaching Climate Change and Scientific Modeling - which was absolutely fascinating! Despite having a degree in Wildlife Conservation and therefore taking so many classes that talked about the implications of human-caused climate change, there was still plenty to learn! The goal of… Continue reading American Goldfinch vs. Climate Change

Animals, Backyard Habitats, Climate Change, conservation, The Art of Ecology

Clean Water For All – Frogs and Humans Alike!

August is nationally recognized as “Water Quality Month”, but really, we should be caring about water for more than just one month per year! Not only is clean water important for humans to stay hydrated, but it’s also important to all animals and plants. Many times, we immediately think of poor water quality impacting humans… Continue reading Clean Water For All – Frogs and Humans Alike!

Adaptations, Animals, Backyard Habitats, Flowers, Gardening, Plants, The Art of Ecology, Wildlife Behavior

Pollination – Amazing Plant & Animal Relationships

Last month, I had a wonderful opportunity to learn more about pollinators, like the honeybee, at the nationally recognized botanical garden - Longwood Gardens! This professional development opportunity allowed me to not only learn about these amazing plant & animal relationships, but to witness first hand active pollination in the outdoor gardens and photograph some… Continue reading Pollination – Amazing Plant & Animal Relationships

Animals, Backyard Habitats, birds, conservation, Gardening, The Art of Ecology

Creating a Safe Haven for Feathered Friends

So far, we've discussed creating a backyard habitat, attracting butterflies and other pollinators, and creating a haven for snakes and beneficial predators, but we haven't talked about how to get birds to your garden! Aside from the obvious of sticking up a feeder, there are some other great ways to attract your feathered friends! By… Continue reading Creating a Safe Haven for Feathered Friends

Animals, Backyard Habitats, Gardening, The Art of Ecology

Malacology – A funny word for a funny group of animals.

While we may first think of these tiny creatures as garden pests, snails are very important members of the ecosystem and should be valued! Malacology, or the study of snails, has shown us how snails play a role in efficient decomposition and providing vital nutrients for animals that eat them. Snails eat leaves - yes,… Continue reading Malacology – A funny word for a funny group of animals.