Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 21st, 2013
There are majestic birds, there are powerful birds — and then, there are just plain adorable birds (a scientifically-accurate description, of course). The snowy plover falls into the latter category, as evidenced in this week’s Nature Photo of the Week. Those feathers! That look! Flickr photographer Jeff Bleam snapped this cute guy at Santa Cruz, California […]
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 15th, 2013
The leaves are starting to fall more quickly here at The Nature Conservancy’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia — so today’s Nature Photo of the Week is a reminder to get outside one more time and soak in fall’s vibrant colors.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 8th, 2013
This is one of those images that just leaves us speechless. What an incredible bird — what an incredible photograph!
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 7th, 2013
The hairy “Movember” craze is hitting the animal world! We’ve spotted 10 animals working on their moustaches. Which ‘stache is your favorite?
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 31st, 2013
Perhaps we have too much Halloween on the brain, but doesn’t this green anole’s handprints look a little zombie-like to you? The shadows on this leaf are incredible (and mysterious!).
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 23rd, 2013
With rain, comes rainbows. And with rainbows, comes amazing photographs. Kudos to Flickr photographer Darlene Bushue for capturing Denali National Park in all its magnificent glory.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 10th, 2013
What a picture-perfect view. We could sit in this field for hours, admiring the lovely landscape and smelling the purple wildflowers. Flickr photographer Taylor McDowell snapped this photo at Shook Mountain, Montana. Great shot!
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 3rd, 2013
Is it just us or does it look like this bright green anole is setting up to play the piano? His long fingers, calm expression and body language are fantastic. Kudos goes to Flickr photographer Mary Evans for this great capture.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | September 26th, 2013
Congrats to Flickr user Bob Stone for this fantastic close-up capture of a baby gray treefrog — which has been selected as our Nature Photo of the Week!
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | September 3rd, 2013
We clearly love getting up close and personal with nature at The Nature Conservancy, but there’s something about an incredible macro photograph that reconnects us with our mission and passion for protecting the natural world. This crisp close-up of a sunflower by Flickr photographer AndyKnight2009 has us in awe.