Interesting links I found during this past month

Here are some internet natural history links that I found personally interesting during the last month. Some of these links were sent to me by other folks with similar interests. Most I found by browsing my collections of websites that I glance through daily, or from focused-interest emails that I subscribe to and come to me on a daily or weekly basis.

Here are links sent by Phil Bird (CVC Specialist, Watershed Monitoring) for reporting and for data access to local detailed natural history information:  (These links are also in the middle of the earlier post about Phil’s talk)

How a quest for mathematical truth and complex models can lead to useless scientific predictions – new research.  Author: Arnald Puy

By fact-checking Thoreau’s observations at Walden Pond, we showed how old diaries and specimens can inform modern research  Author: Tara K. Miller

    • I’m fascinated with iNaturalist (and eBird, and the various other observation collection projects). I often focus on phenology, reporting what’s flowering in certain places at certain times, e.g., along the train tracks through Orangeville as the seasons change.

Why the spongy moth outbreak has vanished in Québec:  Author: Emma Despland

A Nature’s Viewer Code of Ethics: Do’s and Don’ts: Author: Noah Cole

Striking pictures reveal the microscopic world’s hidden wonders.

Microscopic Wonders

Rethinking children’s participation: the underappreciated role of adult catalysts – Cities4Children:  Author: Anupama Nallari

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