Sunday, October 24, 2010

Looking through a Leaf

The flat tissue of a leaf decomposes sooner than the thicker connective framework - when this happens, it leaves (ha-ha!) a pattern that fascinates people like this student. (2010)

[UPDATE! May 1, 2011 - This photograph won First Place at the California statewide Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education 2011 photo contest!]

Friday, October 22, 2010

Scat ID practice

Red Tail and his group examining some scat to identify the animal it came from. (This was real scat.) (2008)