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I was a little surprised to find adult Golden Silk Orb Weaver Spiders during one of my walks this week. I don't usually start seeing them until the middle of May. I suspect the unusually warm April ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Just some photos from an afternoon sitting on the Tampa Bay seawall in St Petersburg, FL.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:51 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
485 million years ago the Earth was a very different place. The Earth's climate was mostly warm and wet, with sea levels nearly 2,000 feet above those of today. The area north of the tropics was ...
by GregWright
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 100 Recommends
The Earth’s climate changes naturally and gradually over long periods of time due to geological forces. The climate can also change abruptly. These abrupt changes can be due to geological forces ...
by GregWright
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
During a recent walk, I decided to focus my attention on all the little things around me--the life that mostly goes unnoticed by everyone as they walk by... The Daily Bucket is a regular series ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
A couple days ago, during an afternoon walk at Sawgrass Lake, I was fortunate enough to encounter a number of reptiles. None of them are particularly rare, but it is unusual to see them all in one ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Just some random photos taken during walks over the past few days. The Daily Bucket is a regular series from the Backyard Science group. Here we talk about Mother Nature in all her glory, ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The mangrove trees are an important part of Florida's ecosystem--they provide habitat for many fish and other marine life, they form natural breakwaters which protect inland areas from winds and ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Welcome! This is the Tuesday edition of the Pootie Diaries. The subject today is Sharing and Cooperation, or sometimes lack of Cooperation This diary is a politics free zone, meant for relaxing ...
by Amber6541
Comment Count 77 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Its Tuesday - Especially for those who work and have to endure committees and meetings, I bring you . . . . . Today's Topic: Itteh Bittey Kitteh Committehs Welcome to the Pootie-Woozle diary. ...
by Amber6541
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Florida, of course, is the land of beaches: we have more ocean frontage than any state except Alaska. For millenia, a narrow band of beach dune habitat ringed the entire state, just behind the wave-...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The New Yorker has been a bright spot, in many ways, in the media disaster that has been global warming reporting. Elizabeth Kolbert is not just a beautiful writer, a pleasure to read, but ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 11:38 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Welcome! This is the Tuesday edition of the Pootie Diaries. Hope everyone has had a safe and pleasant Easter weekend. The subject today is TRANSPORTATION Included in this, hopefully humorous, ...
by Amber6541
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Welcome! This is the Tuesday edition of the Pootie Diaries. The topic today is: Pootie-Woozle Pairs This diary is a politics free zone, meant for relaxing and unwinding for a few ...
by Amber6541
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 101 Recommends
Florida's tropical habitat makes it well-suited for reptiles and a population center for turtles and snakes. Most of our snakes are secretive and nocturnal, and despite their numbers are not often ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 85 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
...where'd ya get that peeper?: Click on the pic for a closer look On the bathroom wall, according to my son. I was weeding in the herb garden yesterday afternoon when he came out of the house to ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 06:30 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Now that spring has sprung, the hearts of little birdies everywhere are turning to love. So a little while ago, while visiting the local zoo, I set myself the task of finding as many nesting birds ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
by Wood Gas
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The roar of March's lion continues to blow and the beasts of the air are having as much fun with it as they can... Despite the several inches of new snow Friday, it has been starting to feel more ...
by jersyblue
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 08:04 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
A few random photos shot over the last few days: The Daily Bucket is a regular series from the Backyard Science group. Here we talk about Mother Nature in all her glory, especially the parts that ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 08:02 AM PDT with 24 Recommends