I’m a science geek. I feel about science the way other people feel about music, art, or sports — a deep emotional connection. I think in science.
I love learning about how the world works. And I love to share what I’ve learned with others.
Let’s go exploring!
New Bird at The Feeder
We had a newly identified bird at the feeder yesterday — a female Cassin’s Finch. The reason I say “newly identified bird” is because all these female finches look a lot alike, and when they are flitting about in a flock at the feeder, it’s hard to realize that I’ve got more than my average… Read more
2022 Pika Patrol, Part Two
My husband and I went up to our second pika site, this one on Halfmoon Creek above Leadville, Colorado, last week, looking for the little rabbit-relatives. If you recall, last year we unexpectedly had to walk an extra six miles to the site and back due to a Forest Service road closure. This year, the… Read more
2022 Pika Patrol Part 1
Every year, my husband and I look forward to hiking up to the high country to check on the pika that live there, as part of the Colorado Pika Projects‘ monitoring efforts. We’ve been doing it for five years now, but when pressed by friends as to what it is that we enjoy so much,… Read more
Some of Amy’s favorite photos.
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