Category — Horticulture
So where in the Zoo was this photo of a petrified log taken? In the Dinosaur Garden!
This petrified log came from a tree that lived over 150 million years ago. Its trunk was buried in a muddy swamp and the wood was slowly replaced by minerals in the water. [Read more →]
February 9, 2012 1 Comment
So where in the Zoo was this picture taken?
In the P & G Discovery Forest!
The 4,500-square-foot P&G Discovery Forest is a tropical rainforest housed in a unique, three-story circular atrium as part of the Harold C. Schott Education Center that opened in 1996. I was so fortunate to be able to work on the interpretive graphics and interactives for this exhibit. [Read more →]
February 2, 2012 No Comments
If it were all about us, then spring flowers, despite the fact that they are often weak in color, low to the ground, spidery in appearance, or even just oddly formed catkins, would simply represent the coming of a new season. That, indeed, the planet had finally righted its wobble, temporarily at least, and tilted us toward the sun a little more so that our backs hunch a bit less, our muscles relax some, and smiles come a little easier to our faces. [Read more →]
March 11, 2011 No Comments