After making the “Willamette Valley Nature Calendar” for 30 years, I retired when 2012 was finished. I have prepared nature calendar months for anybody who would like to make their own nature calendars for 2013. I have stashed them in my Dropbox site: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dp63vlu6on1njew/jxh62j0gHB You can download the pages and open them with your favorite [...]
LESSONS RECALLED — THE VALUE OF GOING BACK TO STUDY SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY ANNOTATED (This is an email message that I sent to bryo buddies several years ago; confessions that might give wise caution to young students of mosses.) March 13, 2010 Well, yesterday was a humbling day in the lab. I have had to [...]
We went out to visit our friends in the country yesterday and I took a little walk in the woods. I found something I’ve been looking for for a long time. It is Radula complanata, a liverwort that grows on small stems of shrubs in the understory. That means it is usually in the shade. [...]
The first morning were in Pelling gave us the best sunrise view of the Kangchendzonga Himalaya. This scene is etched in my memory.