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The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 08:32 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
- Curious about something you saw while walking in the woods? Spot the coolest bug ever? The prettiest flower and butterfly? Stumble on a rock and found a fossil? Or was it? This is the place to ...
by PHScott
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
I spent the last few sort-of-sunny days outside dividing my time between mulching the orchard and preparing the new veggie garden. Yesterday, it rained, so I put together this Bucket instead of ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 08:32 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
That's not a typo. Texas has six State flowers, all of them bluebonnets. This is the time of year they begin to weave their carpet of color all across the state. Lupinus ...
by FOYI
Comment Count 93 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 06:36 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 32 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
My favorite picture of a GBH taken in the Padden Creek estuary within a quarter mile of the Heronry. This was taken a few years ago in early spring, about now. The Great Blue Heron (GBH; Ardea ...
by RonK
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by Attack Gardener
Comment Count 92 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Spring is always when the important things begin, at least to me. Color returns to our gray veiled water, sky, and landscape. Now that there is light it is time to get the vegetable and herb gardens ...
by RonK
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 141 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 07:53 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
I wrote up this bucket of baby birds a week ago after returning from Belize, and then got involved in some personal family "nesting"...my daughter "hatched out" her own nestling on Saturday. It ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 100 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:05 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 32 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
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 56 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Backyard Science is a place where folks report observations and share thoughts about what's happening in nature - locally and globally. We try to have a forum every day to keep things current - that'...
by bwren
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
I've always enjoyed OceanDiver's reports of wildflowers in the prairies on her island. So imagine my excitement to discover a little remnant of preserved prairie inside the Port Townsend golf course.
by Milly Watt
Comment Count 104 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
It explodes. Well, its seed pods explode. The truth is, I'm shocked but also a little ticked off. The exploding seed pods scattered seeds everywhere sometime last year, and now I can hardly see my ...
by 6412093
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 06:06 AM PDT with 45 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