Gardening Magazine

Links – January 18, 2013

By Pattyhankins @PattyHankins


Strike it Rich Rose (c) 2009 Patty Hankins

Here are some posts and articles that I enjoyed this week; I hope you enjoy them as well

Flower and Plant Links

Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens has Can Milkweed be Bad for Monarchs

National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links

National Parks Conservation Association has Grand Teton Gets $16 Million to Preserve Threatened State Lands—Just in the Nick of Time

National Parks Traveler has What To Look For When Shopping For Bear Spray For Your Next National Park Adventure and 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Intended To Put Youth, Veterans To Work On Public Lands

Wildlife Links

The New York Times has Energy Industry Awaits U.S. Ruling on Prairie Chicken

National Geographics has  Antarctica Braces for Influx of Invasive Species and Stop Stimulating the Ivory Trade; Just Stop Trade

Photography and Art Links

BBC News has Trees removed from famous paintings by Edinburgh scientist  and Uncovering the past

The Trichordist has The Copyright Policy Reality Gap

PetaPixel has Should Photographs Captured in Zoos Be Considered Legitimate ‘Nature’ Pics? and Judge Rules News Agencies Cannot Use Twitter Photos Without Permission

the Atlantic has Rare Photo of the Mushroom Cloud Over Hiroshima Discovered in a Former Japanese Elementary School

Dan Williams Bird Photography has Losing the Color and Capturing the Mood and The Magic Minute Before Sunrise

DC Area Flower Safari

If you are in the DC area, I hope you will join me and other flower lovers at our DC Flower Safari Meetups. The next Meetup is scheduled for Sunday, January 27th at my house in Bethesda,MD. This will be a casual get together from 2-5pm. If you’ve got some favorite flower or garden photos you’ve taken – please bring no more than 5 and a snack to share with everyone. I hope to see you there!

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