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A Moment in Nature Great Horned Owl

“The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages”. —Virginia Woolf

A Moment in Nature Wood Stork

“The average species persists for something like ten million years. Because this cycle of emergence/extinction has been in place for more than three billion years, vastly more species have been lost to extinction than exist today. Very infrequently,… Read More

A Moment in Nature Killdeer

“I threw myself into the delighted atmosphere of the moment with great joy.” The Mermaid and The Bear by Ailish Sinclair

A Moment in Nature Long Key Natural Area

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. Saint Francis de Sales

A Moment in Nature Monk Parakeet

There’s a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while. Tom Hanks

A Moment in Nature Great Egret

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. Saint Francis de Sales

A Moment in Nature Pileated Woodpecker

Week #5 observing and recording a video of a wild pair of Pileated Woodpecker who choose to nest in a pole on Flamingo Gardens Wildlife Sanctuary property. The European Starling nest is not vacant as two of the… 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 Monk Parakeet

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom? Thich Nhat Hanh

A Moment in Nature Pileated Woodpecker

Week #3 The Juvenile Starling fledged and the bees appear to have made a nest in one of the cavities this Pileated Woodpecker will eat the bees.

A Moment in Nature Pileated Woodpecker

Getting There by Shirley Kaufman We go. Simply because it’s there for us to go to. Walk on the surface, having to raise dust. Where we never were. And say We did it. Finding excuses. We need to… Read More

A Moment in Nature Great Blue Heron

When herons appear in our lives, they can indicate we are coming to a gentle transition in our own lives, the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one. As the card of the Close… Read More