I needed to quantify volumetric water content for a water stress experiment I have going in the greenhouse, but jeez, even a relatively simple setup can cost a pretty penny […]
My first video post!
You know how when you’re a kid you want to climb everything? Tables, curtains, trees, chicken coops, cars — you name it. Well, that inclination never really left me, […]
Click map above for enlarged image I spent the first half of 2012 wandering Florida’s Lake Wales Ridge, an elevated, sandy spine that runs for 115 miles through the center […]
Here is the (largely pictorial) summation of my last wanderings in the desert; please forgive my extreme procrastination. Mexican Campion, Silene laciniata. You can see a closely related N.C. […]
Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium leucantham) The Silver Creek area of Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge So, what makes a desert? Lack of water, right? But why exactly do deserts lack water? There […]
“Water, water, water…There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount, a perfect ratio of water to rock, of water to sand, insuring that wide, […]