A Fun-Loving Guide to the Natural World for Kids and Adults

Help the Cheetahs!

We recently learned of a wonderful project headed by Marilu O’lyaryz. She is using her talents at film-making to bring attention to the plight of the cheetah. Predators throughout the world have experienced more than enough prosecution. Projects like these that benefit large predators are so important. Please visit her page and learn more about what […]

Could Wild Runners Save the Wild?

I certainly love our dogs. Suka and Gryphon are friendly, beautiful, and playful. They are also allowed the run of the lands surrounding our home. As half-wild dogs, they fill their days with lazing in the sunshine, exploring the woods, and chasing animals.

It’s this last that bothers me {…}

Treasures of Oz

We were delighted to recently get in touch with a new friend in Ozaukee County — Dave Bishop — who is part of a team that has come up with a great new way to encourage people to get out-of-doors.

Ozaukee County is across the state from us on the shores of Lake Michigan, and we’ve {…}

Wild About Nature Featured on Nature For Kids!

Imagine our pleasant surprise when we visited one of our favorite blogs and discovered that they had just featured our Wild About Nature blog on their site! Nature For Kids is devoted to inspiring families and children to get out into nature and have great adventures. Although we don’t have children ourselves yet, we have […]

I and the Bird #100

We are proud to have our article Flying Crows featured at I and the Bird #100.  This carnival was hosted at The Nature Blog Network, and features tons of great bird posts.  Be sure to pay a visit!

New Nature Friends

We met two new wonderful friends last week, who took us out to see their land, including forests, ponds, and areas that they are planting with native prairie species.

This last was fascinating, as they showed us many {…}

I And The Bird #98

Nick at Biological Ramblings has put together a fabulous edition of I and the Bird, outlining every single species represented.  We learned some great things about an enormous variety of birds. We’re also proud to have our post Bluebirds Pecking at Mirrors featured therein!

Festival of the Trees #34

There is an amazing collection of articles at the Festival of the Trees #34, hosted this time around at one of our favorite blogs — Seabrooke’s The Marvelous in Nature. There you can learn about treehouses, read poetry, and discover what might be the coolest place on Earth { . . . }

Spreading the Word About Nature

Now that we’re on the Nature Blog Network, we feel like we’re officially ‘launched’. We wanted to take this opportunity to thank the folks at NBN, who have put in tremendous effort to promote everyone’s blogs on the network. We also wanted to thank all of you nature {. . .}