Saturday, December 12, 2015

I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy exploring new parks and discovering new things. I thought I would share with you some of the parks and trails I have been fortunate enough to explore during my past three months here in Washoe County.

1. Rancho San Rafael & Arb...

Sunday, October 25, 2015

All right, there’s been a lot about birds lately. I’m only kind of sorry about that. But now, let’s

talk about other flying things, but flying things that are mammals! That’s right—bats.

For the last Discover Your Parks walk of the season, the TMPF team headed out to Cot...

Thursday, October 15, 2015

For the last two months, I’ve been working closely with students in our area to get them engaged and excited about nature. (Granted, for two years before this, I did much the same thing in a residential experiential learning environment.) A big part of getting students...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

When I moved to Reno, when I finally made it those 2400 miles across the country, do you know what was on the top of my to-do list?

Bookstore run.

Yes, I’m an avid reader (and writer), but my mission wasn’t the newest fiction or a literary classic. No, it was a Sibley fi...

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Moving from Ohio to Nevada was no small feat. I packed up my car with just about everything I own, and, along with my mom, made the cross-country trek, Reno or bust.

We stopped in Rock Island, Illinois, Greeley, Colorado, and Layton, Utah, all before we arrived in Reno....

Monday, August 31, 2015

I grew up in the eastern deciduous forests and cornfields of northeast Ohio, lived in a 1000-acre nature preserve in southwest Ohio, adventured on the trails, discovered the flora and fauna, and enjoyed everything the east had to offer. Now, here I am, freshly moved to...

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