Old Growth Bunchgrass. Nimiipuu long house. The canvas was a modern addition. Traditionally, these communal houses would be made of reeds. Perhaps you can see the model? Look again? The […]
Wasps: Workers in the Furnace of the Sun
It takes a particle of light 100,000 years to rise from the core of the sun to its surface, eight minutes to make it to Earth, and no time at all to complete […]
Loons in Trees
Trees in the lake … … and loons in the trees. That’s good. ~ Otter Marsh, Big Bar Lake
Birth and Life in the Grasslands
In the grasslands of the intermountain west, a seed doesn’t need to be planted in the soil. It falls into a crack in the living skin of the earth, which grows over […]
What Colour is the Okanagan?
This is the historical colour. This is the colour today. This is the result of overgrazing.
Landscape, Colonialism and the Unused Two-Car Garage
A landscape is a stretch of land that has been improved by rational planning, sculpting of the land, and the addition of shrubberies, lanes, paths, buildings and other aesthetic features designed for […]
Environmental Crime in the Grasslands
It is time to set the one ton beasts out to munch. Here is a muncher in her lunch. And here are the kids playing on the rocks. Now, […]
Beautiful Grassland Hunters
Sometimes grass can be your wings.