- Natural ringtones: make your phone ring with bird calls, or animal sounds from the National Zoo.
- And speaking of the National Zoo, here's video of a recent deer vs. lions incident. Are zoo lions so weakened by captivity that they can't decisively take out a deer that strays into their enclosure? And are deer now so overpopulated in Rock Creek Park that they are actively seeking out predators?
- There's a hearing on the Purple Line coming up on Dec. 10. It's a dilemma for nature lovers: do you make the Capital Crescent trail less nice in order to get more cars off the road?
- Lovely pictures of the leaves in Klingle Valley from Valerie Hinojosa.
- Bringing Nature Home to Your Ecosystem Garden: a podcast with author Doug Tallamy.
- How's this for bringing nature into your home? An article from the New York Times home & garden section on Building With Whole Trees.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. - Albert Camus