A female Anhinga became quite agitated at the approach of a group of student birders at Egret Marsh Stormwater Park. Unfortunately, the trail went right under her and she took flight rather than submit to the indignity of a close inspection.
A communications satellite for Indonesia lifts off aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two other payloads, an Israeli lunar lander and a technology demonstration satellite for the U.S. military. Launch occurred at 8:45 p.m on 21 February 2019 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Click to view the launch gallery.
Looking forward to tonight’s launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station where a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will loft three payloads into space. The largest will be PSN-VI, a geostationary communications satellite named Nusantara Satu for the country of Indonesia. The second payload and the one garnering the most attention is an Israeli-built lunar lander called Beresheet that will attempt a soft landing on the Moon. The third and smallest payload is a small demonstration spacecraft for the U.S. military […]
Originally posted on Enjoy the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area:
The Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory Volunteer Nature Stewardship Program started to “celebrate” National Invasive Species Week a bit early on 2/16/2019 with a talk by Dr. Amanda Hodges, University of Florida Associate Extension Scientist & Doctor of Plant Medicine Program Director, pictured above in a photo taken by Bob Montanaro. She spoke about Invasive Insect Species and Florida’s Landscape and Natural Areas and shared copies of the UF/Institute of Food and Agricultural Science/UF…