MAKE YARD A FOUR-LETTER WORD

Residential Yards Can Hurt or Help the Environment Fragile describes Florida’s environment and habitat. It would be that way even without the influx of twenty million plus people inhabiting it year-round then add in the tourists who flock here each year for days, weeks, or even months at a time. And of those millions ofContinue reading “MAKE YARD A FOUR-LETTER WORD”

Florida’s Fragile Environment

By Patricia Zick @PCZick I lived in Florida for nearly thirty years. Its landscapes and wildlife still inspire me. Its fragile environment serves as a canary in the coal mine for ecosystems everywhere. Here’s my view of Florida through my camera and words. I often imagine what the early inhabitants of Florida saw as theyContinue reading “Florida’s Fragile Environment”

Water Woes in the High Desert

By Patricia Zick @PCZick Sometimes I can’t keep my mouth shut; sometimes I need to say more. Recently, I might have found a balance between the two. Recently we traveled to Denver. This region suffered a nearly rainless summer. They receive an average of 15.47 inches of rainfall each year, but as of September 26,Continue reading “Water Woes in the High Desert”