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Rachel Carson

October 4, 2007 No Comments

Rachel Carson Have you ever heard of Rachel Carson? The name just might ring a bell. She was a very famous lady in her time. You non-Alaskans, have you ever seen a bald eagle, golden eagle, or peregrine falcon in the wild? If so, you can thank the spunky Ms. Carson. Rachel Carson was born in 1907, and grew up... continue reading...

BaldEagleInfo.com

June 29, 2007 No Comments

BaldEagleInfo.com June 28, 2007 marked a historic day for the national symbol. On that day, the bald eagle was removed from the threatened list for the lower 48 states! In 1967, due mainly to DDT poisoning, the bald eagle was declared endangered. DDT caused the birds eggs to be produced with a very thin shell... continue reading...

The House of Phacops Trilobite Gallery

May 1, 2006 No Comments

The House of Phacops Trilobite Gallery One of the most recognizable fossils in museums is the trilobite. These segmented crustaceans, distantly related to modern-day crabs, are something we find extremely fascinating. Today's FamilyFirst site has a gallery of nearly a hundred images of trilobites, spanning th... continue reading...

Moments of Extinction

June 20, 2002 No Comments

Moments of Extinction I came across this site the other day, and was intrigued by the message it contains. It is an example of the Internet being used to exchange ideas across cultures, as well as distance. I think you will enjoy it. The site is called Moments of Extinction. It is a site that features ... continue reading...

Moments of Extinction

September 27, 1998 No Comments

Moments of Extinction I came across this site the other day, and was intrigued by the message it contains. It is an example of the Internet being used to exchange ideas across cultures, as well as distance. I think you will enjoy it. The site is called Moments of Extinction. It is a site that features so... continue reading...