Bradford Pear Trees—The beautiful menace
By Buckmasters Online
Photo: Beautiful blossoms on beautiful trees have an ugly, invasive impact on native trees. Spring tree-planting is a great family activity, and it’s fun to watch the tree you’ve planted grow through the years. You may even know the kind of tree you want. It’ll be the first to flower in the spring, its leaves will turn into a fantastic blaze of orange and...
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a cloud! Take a photo!
By Joe Atkinson, NASA Langley Research Center
Photo: You can make up to 10 cloud observations per day using the GLOBE Observer app. – Image courtesy NASA. Citizen scientists and cloud watchers of all ages, get your phones ready! Stay alert to join the GLOBE cloud observation challenge. From March 15 through April 15, citizen scientists of all ages can make up to 10 cloud observations per day using the GLOB...