On the night that Justice Coady released his decision in the request for a time extension (part 1 of the Owls Head Park court case), a group member visited the park and sent us these beautiful pictures. Please click to enlarge.
Thank you to Susan for sharing her photos with us. Please click on the first photo to enlarge.Continue reading “Gallery: Beautiful Bogs by Susan Vickery”
It is by no means “barren” even though it is called “The Barrens” by some locally.Continue reading “Flora of Owls Head”
Thank you to biologists Caitlin Porter and Dr. Jeremy Lundholm for sharing photos and videos from their fieldwork at Owls Head Provincial Park.Continue reading “Gallery: Field Work at Owls Head Park”
Eutrophication: the process by which a body of water becomes enriched in dissolved nutrients (such as phosphates) that stimulate the growth of aquatic plant life usually resulting in the depletion of dissolved oxygen– Merriam Webster
When fertilizers get washed into lakes or rivers, it can lead to eutrophication. In these photos, we see that eutrophication has led to a suspected algal bloom on the Nine Mile River (adjacent to Links at Brunello Golf Course in Timberlea).Continue reading “Golf Courses & Fertilizer Effects”
I wandered out to Little Harbour in 2013 in the early years of my annual visit to the Eastern Shore as I sought to discover its secrets and special and sacred places.
I didn’t see a soul, but the signs of human activity were everywhere. It felt like the old sci-fi flick The Day The Earth Stood Still.Continue reading “Little Harbour – Timeless”