Monthly Archives: June 2011

On a Saipan beach: Attack of the winged ants

We joined several friends at the beach yesterday afternoon.  Our fun in the sun (and rain) was interrupted by a hoard of itching insects.  Photographs show that they are ants. [An email exchange over the course of a single day … Continue reading

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History of San Francisco Bay as Estuary

I’ve started digging around, trying to get a sense of our new home.  I’ve lived in the Bay Area before, but never with a naturalist’s eye.  Now I stumble upon a consumately well written piece by none other than the … Continue reading

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