To catch a hummingbird

Another great week at Capulin Volcano National Park! In my first weeks, I spent a good chunk of time filling trays with soil and native grass seed with the resource crew.

This is the first year Capulin is taking on

Learning experiences

Pinus flexilis, the Limber pine, is a keystone species here in Rocky Mountain National Park. It is also known as Rocky Mountain white pine. Limber pine were named for the extremely flexible branches on younger trees. Notable characteristics include the …

Look, but don’t touch

City-slickers like me have grown up around timid and (mostly) non-threatening animals such as livestock, deer, waterfowl, small birds, and squirrels. The beasts we do live with are our domesticated dogs and cats. Anything more exotic than those live in …