The Nature Conservancy

22 Jan 19
Kevin's Walk on the Wild Side

A young bull bison grazes on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Matthew Moran, CC BY-ND Matthew D. Moran, Hendrix College Driving north of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, an extraordinary landscape comes into view. Trees disappear and an immense landscape of grass emerges, undulating in the wind like a great, green ocean. This is the Flint Hills. […]

22 Jan 19
neplusultra276dotcom

The scarecrow, the tin man, the cowardly lion. The story of The Wizard of Oz is entertaining and timeless. Equally as timeless, are the lessons it teaches us. The most profound among these is about the supreme importance that relationships play in our lives. We are, by nature, social beings. Unfortunately, most of us only […]

21 Jan 19
Save the Earth

You’ve done your share in helping to protect our environment. And you want to do more. So Get Involved. Make your cause known. And always keep in mind that yes, you can. Environmental Organizations Join an environmental conservation-enthusiastic association, become part of a larger movement, create a larger impact, and do even more to help […]

21 Jan 19
Howzit Kohala

A year ago the Hawaii Climate Commission published a report that illustrated just how vulnerable the islands are to climate change, especially when it comes to sea level rise. On Monday, a conference sponsored by the commission began to explore the next steps: How to tackle accelerating climate changes and potential catastrophes in the decades […]

21 Jan 19

Welcome back and wish you all a HAPPY NEW YEAR and may this 2019 be the year you all prosper. Starting this year with a travel article and what I got up to for my Birthday. This year I want to explore more and pen down all my travels in this little space. Birthdays are […]

21 Jan 19
ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย2

ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/world/30362529 A hyena in the Masai Mara Reserve takes a break from hunting. The Masai Mara Reserve is the best spot to experience the annual “Great Wildebeest Migration” between Tanzania and Kenya. Boys perform the Masai Warrior Dance. Samburu villagers arrange a camel ride for tourists in the […]

21 Jan 19
Society For the Saving of Endangered Animals

An addax is a white and tan member of the antelope family, about 200 pounds and 3-4 feet long. They live in Africa around Niger, but used to live around the Sahara desert. The addax has several amazing adaptions  to be able to live in such dry, hot climate. One is that they have the […]

20 Jan 19
Maine by Foot

Come here for the quiet, and for a walk in a forest layered in a blanket of moss. At the start of the trail, if you begin at the trailhead off Whitman Road, the trail will take you over massive boulders covered in moss and lichen, still so green even in the middle of winter […]

20 Jan 19
Gift Girl

Honor someone with a gift that supports a cause If you’re a Seinfeld fan, you’re probably familiar with the episode where George hands out Christmas cards to co-workers indicating he made a donation in their names to The Human Fund. Of course, known for his frugality, George made up The Human Fund to get out […]

20 Jan 19

Not too long ago we toured the ‘other’ Rockefeller estate in Carver State Park.   Long Valley Farm belonged to James Stillman Rockefeller, nephew of John D. Rockefeller.  Stillman bought the farm in 1937 and completed construction, on what would be his summer house, in 1938.  The house was built in the Colonial Revival style.  The […]

20 Jan 19
The Old Man of Wytham

Most autumns when I worked for Natural England and its predecessors, I would get at least one letter, phonecall or email from a student who wanted to do a project on woodland. There was often an assumption that there was a standard survey method that would give them ‘the answer’. Some were rather put out […]

19 Jan 19
Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

We recently posted a story about Joel Lund of Wanaka who while attending a local function, chanced upon Lou Sanson, the CE of NZ’s Department of Conservation (DoC). As anyone would, Joel made the most of that random opportunity to ask him some questions. It’s getting pretty difficult to dialogue with any DoC staff these […]

19 Jan 19
Daily Breeze
Jan. 20 Cat/Kitten Adoption: Pet Protectors League hold cat and kitten adoption event at Point Vicente Animal Hospital, 31270 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 310-265-1204, petprotectorsleague@gmail.com. Democratic Club: The Palos Verdes Democratic Club holds its monthly meeting in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Free. pvpdemocrats.org. Fuchsia Society: South Coast Fuchsia Society members give lecture and demonstration on the care and culture of fuchsias with an emphasis on propagation and pruning at the South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Room B, Palos Verdes Peninsula. 2 p.m. Free. 310-544-1948. Main Squeeze: Saint Rocke presents the Main Squeeze with the Peter Harper Band at 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach. 8 p.m. $20. 310-372-0035. String Quartet: The South Bay Chamber Music Society presents the Pasadena String Quartet at the Pacific Unitarian Church, 5621 Montemalaga, Rancho Palos Verdes. 3 p.m. Free. sbcms.net. Titan Hot Seven: Palos Verdes Performing Arts Cabaret Jazz Super Club welcomes Titan Hot Seven to the Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion, 501 Indian Peak Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 5 p.m. $92. 310-544-0403, ext. 221. Jan. 21 Big Book: Herb K. presents Big Book Workshop at Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 7:30-9 p.m. $5. 310-940-5352, herbk.com/2019-big-book-workshops. Day of Service: Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for its Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. 9 a.m.-noon. pvplc.volunteerhub.com. Jan. 22 Big Head Todd: Saint Rocke presents Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Los Colognes at 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach. 8 p.m. $55. 310-372-0035. Meditation Circle: Meditation Circle brings Zen to the community at the Hoffman Health Conference Center, 3315 Medical Center Drive, Room 3, Torrance. 4:30-5:30 p.m. 310-517-4711, torrancememorial.org. Motor Mouths: The Motor Mouths Toastmasters Club of Torrance holds its meeting at Encounter Community Church, 18749 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. 6-7:15 p.m. 609097.toastmastersclubs.org. Overeaters Anonymous: First Christian Church of Torrance holds Overeaters Anonymous meeting at 2930 El Dorado St., Room 4, Torrance. 7:30 p.m. 310-529-5708. Taize Service: St. Francis Episcopal Church hosts meditative Taize service of healing and wholeness at 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. 7 p.m. Free. 310-375-4617. Jan. 23 Financial Peace: Home Instead Senior Care presents Financial Peace University “Cash Flow Planning” at 3625 Del Amo Blvd., Torrance. 6:30 p.m. 615-371-8881, ext. 5044, financialpeace.com. Global Warming: The Sierra Club Palos Verdes/South Bay welcomes Al Sattler, chair of the local Sierra Club group, who will give presentation on the latest information on where we stand today on Global Warming and what we can do to minimize it at Torrance Airport, 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance. 7 p.m. Free. 310-383-5247. Hoarding: Peninsula Seniors welcome Mary Ann Stein of Marlborough Hospital in Massachusetts who will talk about Hoarding at Hesse Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. 10:30 a.m. Free. 310-377-3003, pvseniors.org. Medicare 101: Torrance Health IPA presents Medicare 101 Educational Program at Torrance Memorial Health Conference Center, 3315 Medical Center Drive, Torrance. 6 p.m. 310-257-7239, thipa.org/Medicare101. Jan. 24 Ana Popovic: Saint Rocke presents Ana Popovic and Shawn Jones at 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach. 8 p.m. $20. 310-372-0035. Embroiderer’s Guild: The Azure Verde Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America holds its meeting at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. 9:30 a.m. Free. azureverdeega.com/calendar. Quarterly Breakfast: Carson Chamber of Commerce welcomes Carson Mayor Albert Robles who will present “Preview of Coming Attractions” at DoubleTree by Hilton Carson, 2 Civic Plaza Drive, Carson. 7:30-9 a.m. $20 with reservations by Jan. 22. eventbrite.com. Square Dance Class: The Honeycomber’s Square Dance Club starts its new beginner’s class at the Torrance Women’s Club, 1422 Engracia Ave., Torrance. $7. 310-328-6931. Toastmasters: The Toastmasters Club 111 presents “President’s Cup” at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1450 W. Seventh St., San Pedro. 6:30-9 p.m. Toastmasters Club 111 aims to help people get over their fear of public speaking and learn to speak like a leader. 310-729-0087. Young Adult Group: The South Bay LGBT Center hosts Young Adult Group, a social network for people ages 17-28, at 16610 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. 6-9 p.m. Free. 310-328-6550, southbaycenter.wixsite.com/southbaylgbtcenter. Ongoing Bipolar Support: The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at Torrance Memorial Medical Center West Tower Second Floor Room A, 3325 Medical Center Drive, Torrance. Call 310-497-8801 or visit dbsasouthbay.org for dates and time. Send Out & About items two weeks in advance to: calendar@dailybreeze.com.