For the better part of the last decade, the primary focus of my curiosity has been the lives and diversity of North American birds. This fascination has brought me to the corners of the continent and just beyond, but only for summer jobs or brief trips in the winter. E...

Imagine yourself walking along a trail in one of Reno’s many parks, on a warm and sunny day. You spot a beautiful red-tailed hawk take a quick dive at a vole, a...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Since I was 4 years old, I’ve always had a dog. I grew up with three rambunctious little dogs greeting me every day when I’d come home from school. Taking care of them was part of my routine, although I give all the credit to my parents for raising two kids and three d...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Being born and raised in Reno, I spent most of my childhood in our parks.  From playing Little League at Dick Taylor Memorial Park, to camping at Davis Creek, to riding the train at Idlewild Park.  Growing up, the chances were good that I was in a park either having fu...

Friday, March 4, 2016

As I’m sure you’ve noticed in the last couple of weeks, it has become a bit warmer outside: the grass is a little greener, the flowers are making their grand entrances, and more birds are singing outside your bedroom window at 5 in the morning. Yep, spring is definitel...

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...

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