New York Times Article, On Eagle's Wings

An amazing article appeared today in the New York Times about the aerodynamics of the flight patterns of eagles. By equipping their Steppe Eagle, appropriately named Cossack, with a digital backpack full of accelerometers and transmitters, researchers from the University of Oxford have been able to puzzle out some in-flight behaviors that could impact the design and efficiency of increasingly-prominent drones and similar devices.

Read the article here and be sure to check out the gorgeous video!

Michael Womack on Invasive Trees

We were glad so pleased to read Michael Womack's comprehensive article about invasive trees in South Texas this morning in the Corpus Christi Caller Times! Moving down the list point by point, Womack gives readers the who's who of destructive trees and roughage along with some informative context.

Read the article here, then visit him at the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center!