Yosemite National Park offers an island of darkness perfect for viewing the revolving dome of the night sky. Photographers and astronomers are drawn to the park where the Milky Way is so bright it casts shadows. It's amazing how much we miss under the orange glow of the street lights.
Hey, Floating Deer Head here. I just wanted to let you know that there’s an opportunity for Cranston to protect 50 acres of farmlands and forest on Natick Avenue. The proposal is up for review at this Monday’s city council meeting at 7pm in City Hall. Details on the click.more
So if you live anywhere near a tree, a garden or a patch of grass, you probably hear what reminds you of a soundtrack to a jungle movie outside your window. They're bugs, and they're great. They really get rolling in the humid August weather and then crescendo towards the end of the month. You possibly also hear your neighbors. They're not in this guide. Re-posted from last year. more
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says the weather could get all Wizard of Oz this afternoon. If you’re lounging in the kiddie pool or making divots on the links – respect the thunder and head to shelter. Along with the threat of wind and hail, Rhode Island is also... more
Most nature walks demand a reverence for plants. A special nature walk this Saturday encourages you to smash them. More from Steve Stycos: Unusual Hike A little known pond full of spadderdock, Cranston’s finest graffiti, signs of the flood and a chance to smash invasive species will all be part of a... more
Bike to Work Day Bike to Work Day, organized by the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition , takes place on Friday, May 21. Pedal to Market Square in Providence between 6:30 and 8:30 am for food and speeches, and return to the square between 4:30 and 6 pm for bike workshops and... more