Movie Review: Rio

Birds. You know once you get hooked on them you find yourself doing all kinds of things such as watching cartoon birds. I snagged Rio from a bargin bin and was surprised at how much I enjoyed this lighthearted romp. He can’t fly, he’s clueless about the wild, and he’s on his way to Rio … More Movie Review: Rio

Review: Fly Away Home

Fly Away Home (1996) I LOVE this movie, it’s sweet, and beautiful, and I truly love its sense of wonder. Official Trailer: The relationships of parent/child child/goose are what make the moving emotionally rich.  The movie is billed as being based on the experiences of “Bill Lishman who, in 1986, started training Canada Geese to … More Review: Fly Away Home

Review: Windows Into the Earth

Windows Into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks by Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel, Oxford University Press, 2000 Buy on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Windows-into-Earth-Geologic-Yellowstone/dp/0195105974 Everything you ever wanted to know about the geologic story of Yellowstone. Written for the amateur geologist/scientist. Old Faithful 242 pages with chapters covering everything … More Review: Windows Into the Earth

Review: Atlas of Birds

Atlas of Birds: Diversity, Behavior, and Conservation by Mike Unwin Princeton University Press, 2011 A beautiful, fascinating geographic overview of birds, how they live, where they live, and how they are impacted by humans. “This atlas aims to illuminate our understanding of birds in terms of geography. It looks at their biology, their conservation status, … More Review: Atlas of Birds

Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges

America’s National Wildlife Refuges: A Compete Guide by Russel D. Butcher 2003, First Edition At the time of writing just over 530 units of the National Wildlife Refuge System with more than 93 million acres were included in this edition. Author’s Note, foreward, prelude etc Chapter 1 America’s Vanishing Wetlands Chapter 2 A Brief History … More Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges