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Earlier Posts by David Gibson

The day is on the wing. Above is my favorite line in a children's poem about spring by N.M Bodecker. That line is followed by another great line: 'The kite is on the string.' Let me share the third verse of the poem with you: Right on to... Read More
06/05/2018 - 13:17
I'm helping out with the Elizabeth River Project preschool field trips being held at Norfolk Botanical Gardens in Norfolk, VA. This photo shows me showing the children the recorder that I often take into the field. The kids were generally fascinated... Read More
05/29/2018 - 15:24
I've begun to make a case for bird watching. Birds are beautiful, they capture the imagination, one can enjoy the hobby alone or with others, etc., etc. Let me add, if I may, one more reason to go birding. (I'll add more reasons as time goes on.)... Read More
05/25/2018 - 16:23
Blog #2--finally! I was traveling, am home now, and am raring to go. I'd like to start things off by sharing with you two statements that really got my attention. The first was made by famous biologist and conservationist Thomas Lovejoy: "If you... Read More
05/18/2018 - 14:47
Birding is a great hobby for a whole host of reasons. Two reasons come right to mind. Birds are beautiful, especially in flight, and they capture the imagination. Birds inspire. Birding is a hobby you can pursue alone. You don't need a team, group,... Read More
04/20/2018 - 10:55