Spring 2022 Birding Field Trip

PWPA’s spring birdwatching field trip was well attended, and all participants reported they really enjoyed the day. The rain definitely didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm.  Over 30 nature lovers joined PWPA and Greata Creek Camp for an educational and uplifting day. ...

Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass

by Judy Wyper Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer Reading Robin Wall Kimmerer’s books is always delightful for me. She brings a sense of serenity and relaxation to her topics, and if you have the privilege of the audio version of Braiding Sweetgrass, published in...

Book Review: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

a book review by Judy Wyper Silent Spring, Rachel Carson Rachel Carson, famous for writing Silent Spring, led the way for science writers.  In that 1962 book she synthesized scientific information from a wide range of fields and interpreted the results in a format...

Clear-cuts and Droughts, Wildfires

Do clear-cuts contribute to droughts and wildfires? These images are from Sentinel Hub satellite imagery captured on July 16, 2021. The first image shows the clear-cuts and the overlay (after) is Sentinel’s Moisture Index band showing the relative moisture of...