Mimi Gardenerd

A Moment in Nature Red-winged Blackbird

“The Everglades were always a topic, but now they promised to become more than that. They promised to become a reason for things, a central force in my existence at the beginning of my 80th year. Perhaps it… Read More

A Moment in Nature Red-winged Blackbird

We are all in this together, by ourselves. Lily Tomlin

A Moment in Nature Burrowing Owl

Should I take the Talon Crunch as a sign of aggression? Listing StatusFederal Status: Not ListedFL Status: State-designated ThreatenedFNAI Ranks: G4T3/S3 (Globally: Apparently Secure, Sub sp. Rare/ State: Rare)IUCN Status: LC (Least Concern) Burrowing owls are different than… Read More

A Moment in Nature Yellow-throated Warbler

Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women’s empowerment – these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together. Ban Ki-moon

A Moment in Nature Blue Jay

Some days you just have to create your own sunshine

A Moment in Nature White Pelican

White Pelicans are shy

A Moment in Nature Red-bellied Woodpecker

“The way to change others’ minds is with affection, and not anger.” -Dalai Lama

A Moment in Nature Loggerhead Shrike

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama