This past fall we adopted and released a few Monarch butterflies. Here is one emerging from its chrystalis.
Trying to keep the breaks I take during the day "productive" by using my trainer to generate electricity for the fan and laptop (catching up on "24" which I have apparently been out of the loop on since early last decade).
Here is the earlier video of Derek and I when we first put it together. I've made a few modifications since then.
Erin was recently offered and took a job with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program - a program that collaborates closely with the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy in northern New York. It was a tough decision to leave our family and friends in Wisconsin but an opportunity that we just couldn't pass up. More to come!