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Senior Writer and Photographer — Mother Nature Network

Senior writer and photographer at @mothernaturenet. Tweets are (mostly) about animals and conservation. Canids are my favorite.

How watching sunrise or sunset can improve your health

mnn.com — Making a point to watch sunrise or sunset every day is a wonderful way to improve your mental and physical health. The act of finding a beautiful spot from which to watch the day begin or end, and enjoy the light at it's most colorful and varying, is the perfect opportunity to slow down, center your mind, and de-stress.

Photographers capture the extraordinary landscape of Mono Lake

mnn.com — One of the most ancient lakes in North America is found a little over a dozen miles outside Yosemite National Park. But it's not your average lake. Known for tall formations called tufa towers, arriving at the shores of this lake feels a little like arriving on the surface of another planet.

20 recipes for a vegan Thanksgiving buffet

mnn.com — Whether this is your first vegan Thanksgiving (or "Thanksliving" as it's also known) or simply the latest in a long line of animal-friendly celebrations, there are always new and exciting recipes to bring to the table. Below are 20 of the more mouthwatering dishes we spied while searching the Web.
Nov 24, 2015

So much goodness in here: 20 recipes for a #vegan Thanksgiving buffet | bit.ly/1SgL6in

I brake for falling leaves

mnn.com — Autumn (or a wily leaf raker) has a message for travelers: Slow it down! Photographer Ian Sane gave this photo the fitting title of "Speed Bumps." Little lines of beautiful fall color are draped across the road, putting a little something pretty in front of those passing by so they can quietly contemplate the season, or nature, or color, or anything at all that comes to mind.

This weasel's name changes with the seasons

mnn.com — There aren't many species whose names change with the seasons. But the weasel, or stoat, is one of them. During spring summer and fall, the species sports a brown and cream coat. In the winter, however, its coat changes color to a pure, snowy white. With that color change comes a name change.

How to be a wildlife photographer while on a family vacation

mnn.com — Many wildlife photographers consider going on a photography workshop tour an ideal vacation in itself. But when you're on a vacation with your family, or are traveling for reasons that don't focus on wildlife, it can be tough to balance your passion for photography with relaxing, being a tourist, and enjoying time with your loved ones.
Nov 20, 2015

How to be a wildlife photographer while on a family vacation ow.ly/UTpGf It's a balancing act! pic.twitter.com/f92bL5KhRL

Are you over-vaccinating your pet?

mnn.com — Raise your hand if each year, when the reminder on your calendar pops up, you diligently schedule an appointment to take your pet to the vet for his annual vaccinations. Many pet owners believe they're doing the best thing for their pet by making those appointments.

Baby monkey gives a look familiar to all kids everywhere

mnn.com — This doting mother monkey just wants to make sure her baby is sparkling clean. But her grooming is met with the impatiently patient look that all kids flash when they don't want to have their faces wiped clean but know they have to endure it anyway.

Can you guess the animal by the tail Quiz

Terrace farming turns hilly landscapes into beautiful art

mnn.com — Terrace farming has been in practice for thousands of years. In the east it is used for rice, tea, and wheat. In the Mediterranean it is used for vineyards and olive orchards, and in South America it is used for potatoes, maize and other crops.
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Nov 24, 2015

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Orange Butter Sauce ow.ly/U9sbj recipe on @mothernaturenet pic.twitter.com/NJiEAfsaFZ

Nov 24, 2015

Shelter dogs find new life as wildlife heroes: ow.ly/U3Z9H Their #gratitude expressed in 2016 calendar pic.twitter.com/0cLOr13wYR

Nov 24, 2015

Looking for Christmas Gifts that benefit nonprofits? This one helps dogs+wildlife! ow.ly/V1Iox pic.twitter.com/mXeYsvn05I

Nov 23, 2015

Butternut Squash Galette with Roasted Garlic and Thyme ow.ly/U9s5p recipe on @mothernaturenet pic.twitter.com/DcFaVbMSx8

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