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Lakeside Lake, Tucson, AZ
My field site in Altar Valley
Biosphere II. The habitat is the white section in the middle while the big pyramid is the rainforest.
One of my collecting sites.
Me sampling one of our sites in Rincon Creek.
Rio de Flag, downstream of the wastewater treatment plant in Flagstaff, AZ.
Sampling zooplankton in Lake Pleasant, AZ.
The Catalina Mountains (from Rincon Creek)
The desert around my field site in Altar Valley
Bad driving weather, Arizona style!
San Pedro River
Rincon Creek, after the flood
Dragonfly hunting at Archer Lake
The pond at the field site in Altar Valley AZ
The view looking toward Nogales
The only flash flood I've ever personally witnessed, at Mammoth, AZ
Water Ranch Lake at Gilbert Riparian Preserve
Gilbert Riparian Preserve, Pond 5
Snow in northern Arizona.
One of the main causes of wildfires.
The Aspen Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains, several years ago.
A little wildfire I came across a few years ago. It quickly burned itself out, thankfully.
You can see the charred areas where the mesquite trees and agaves burned in the Greaterville Fire in summer 2011. This was one of the little fires.
This area, where the protected springsnail is located, probably doesn't look much like this anymore.
Wet Beaver Creek
Field site, before monsoon
A palm tree on a windy day.
Jojoba leaves up close
Nest in saguaro
One of the landscaped gardens at the Desert Botanical Garden
Saguaro flowers - with bees!
As Gizmo would say, "Bright light! Bright light!"
Cattails and algae help clean the water
The desert along the route we took in Saguaro National Park
Morning in the Sonoran Desert
My pond at Fountain Creek Park, right after a storm.
My study site. It extended from the cattails on the left side out to the end of the log you see 1/3 of the way up from the bottom and just past the log.
My pond at Fountain Creek Park during a light storm.
The pond where I did my research at Fountain Creek Regional Park, CO.
A columbine I photographed in high school. Pardon the dust!
The canal along the Tamiami Trail
Lots and lots of plants. I'm convinced poison ivy lurks in there. It's good at lurking.
Aerial view of Missouri River flooding in early September 2011, over 3 months after the flooding began.
Sunset in New Mexico
Green Beetle Tavern
The grasslands at Los Fresnos, a historic ranch turned nature preserve in Mexico along the US border with Arizona.
Sunset at Los Fresnos
Orchard Courtyard at Biosphere II
Site of pond
Stock tank for use as the container for my pond
Rocks in the bottom of the pond.
The housing for my pond pump. You can't see the rock under the pump, but it's there.
One of my plants, a horsetail reed, in its pot.
My pond, immediately after filling.
My pond's plumbing. The float valve is the blue float in the background and you can see the hose connector on the outside of the tank.
The waterfall in my pond. You can see the water flowing out of the pump's hose in the image.
Pond at completion
Plants in the pond.
The ID guides hanging from their hangers on the pond.
Aquatic insects sign
The final product of my permanent educational display at the Biosphere 2.
Allergen factory! AKA, a gorgeous grass.
Aquatic insect ID station!
Fire in the White Mountains
Snow! It commonly snows on camping trips to northern Arizona.
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