One of our favorite wildflower is Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum). Gazing into a field of these flowers is like watching a full on action movie yet motion is only implied.
A red Necked Grebe spending time on the nest.
While we were watching the pair took tuns sitting on the eggs so each could spend time gathering food.
Taken on a hike along the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew.
Sound to take in without sound to block out.
Although I posted this a week ago I just became aware of this new study on noise in our national parks and thought it important to pass along. The link is below.
Yes it is more than just a feeling ….Noise levels in our wild places are increasing at a rapid pace and what the consequences are only time will tell. Unless we respect that silence it seems it will soon be gone.
In what feels to be the blink of an eye spring has changed to summer. Green grass, hot afternoons and a forest that is just a bit quieter once the sun gets to work. A familiar spot that has gone from spring https://naturehasnoboss.com/2017/04/12/april/ to summer in the blink of an eye. A little reminder to enjoy each season before it is has slipped away.