Glorious Glacier

Article and photos by Jack Olson

Grinnell Lake below Continental Divide
Grinnell Lake below Continental Divide

We might.  It’s possible. We could. RMOWP is investigating the possibility that we would hold a conference in Glacier National Park, Montana. We’ve asked for comments and have received a few responses. Let’s hear some more, and especially if you think you would attend a conference up there. Continue reading Glorious Glacier

Winter Close to Home

Article and photos by Jack Olson

Winter in the big city can deposit a soft layer of glistening snow; it can encourage hardy birds to remain or migrate in; it can freeze your face off.

Paddling in City Ditch after a light snow
Paddling in City Ditch after a light snow

Last year I wrote a column on “Wildlife Close to Home”, with feathered friends bearing young, swimming in warm waters. They even wander about the gardens, plucking leaves and petals. In winter it’s surprising how many birds remain, and how many migrate from the north. Once again, we’ll visit popular Washington Park, only about five minutes from my home. Continue reading Winter Close to Home