5 Useful Apps to Help You Become a Naturalist

Technology on the Rise Modern technological advancements have given us an edge in many facets of life. It’s easier now than ever for the average person to learn new skills and spread their creativity. AI technology is on the rise and used for a variety of tasks. There are many free resources you can use

Traversing Tidepools: Gateway to Intertidal Species

What are Tidepools? When we take toward the retreating tides, marine mysteries are revealed. We can explore a landscape typically covered by the ocean… and the species that wonder amongst the rocky crevices. If you are fortunate enough to live near the coast, you have a unique opportunity to explore habitats that are said to

Backyard Birding and the Basics: Gateway to Avian Species

Winged Wonders Birds – they’re all around us, yet how much do we know about them? For the longest time, I never knew how to differentiate species of birds. Even after I got into photography and took photos of them, I didn’t really think much about identifying them. I used to refer to birds by

Looking Beyond the Vistas: Appreciating the Lore of the Land

Exploring Europe While I was stationed in Europe, I traveled to many countries in my free time. I visited amazing historic sites that I only ever read about in books. In total, I traveled to 21 different countries in Europe. I visited the Tower of London, gazed at the Eiffel Tower, walked along the Acropolis,

Who Says You Need to Go Far Out to Enjoy Wildlife?

It is the crack of dawn. As you wake from your sleep, you hear the tunes of finches perched on a nearby tree. You get out of bed and open your window to see a couple of squirrels chasing each other along the fence. After breakfast, you have a look at your garden and notice