Notes from the Field
Wand’rly Nathan is obsessed with nature. From identifying birds to hugging trees, stargazing to fire safety, this is his nature journal.
There are 6 posts in Notes from the Field.
Epiphytes are plants which live their lives away from the soil. They need no roots dug into the ground. They typically grow in the canopy of larger trees, sometimes from man made creations like roadside signage or telephone wires. They absorb what they need from the air, and often don’t damage their host tree. The [read it!]
How getting to know the trees in an area can tell you what to expect from the weather, the age of a forest, and more. [read it!]
Save money, get strong, be your own determiner. [read it!]
Out West, conifers typically dominate. The deserts are rife with junipers and pinyons, tough enough to survive as shrubs with little in their tin cups. The redwoods and sequoias outgrow skyscrapers in their respective homelands. Lodgepoles and pondos enjoy entire pure stands where little else can compete with their tenacity over long periods left uncut. [read it!]
Getting to know those big guys on the hill. [read it!]
Notes from the Field is Wand'rly Magazine's take on exploring our country's natural side. [read it!]