The huge King Fire in California continues to burn, helped along by this year’s drought. Why do some wildfires spread, while others do not?
California Wildfire has extreme potential for growth: Reports say that California’s Mountain Fire is not going to be completely contained any time soon. The Mountain Fire began on Monday afternoon, and it has burned more than 20,000 acres in California’s San Jacinto Mountains. This wildfire has triggered an evacuation of both a Ronald McDonald summer […]
Splachnum luteum, splachnum rubrum – they sound intriguing, don’t they? These moss species are beautiful. When they’re fruiting, these splachnum species look like they have a cluster of tiny umbrellas waving from a mossy base. Gorgeous. One might expect that they would be named Umbrella Moss or Fairy Parasol, and indeed, these are common names […]