Archive for July, 2008

A Must Read Book!

July 29, 2008

I am currently making my way through William Stolzenburg’s Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predators. For lovers of predators and Nature in general it is required reading. Stolzenburg writes clearly and explains the importance of top predators to the health of ecosystems. From the seas to Yellowstone, this book covers the gamut and there are plenty of fascinating tales of predators. Go to the library, buy it online or at your local bookseller, but read it!! It’s the best book I’ve read in many a year! BTW, check out the jaguar on the cover!

Update from the Field

July 14, 2008

Hello. I heard from Emil McCain today and he had this to report:

AZ is quickly turning green with good summer rains, after a very hot and dry May-June.  Luckily our cameras survived (more…)