Tag Archives: nature

Why do leaves lay on the ground the way they do?

by David Schwartzman Observing nature is an interesting habit. Check out these two photos: A: veins face up, convex up. B: veins face down, concave up If you observe a large number of fallen leaves on flat ground, which orientation do you predict is most common, A or B? While I was jogging in Rock […]
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In One Week! Learn about DC nature, its wildlife, and us. Talk at the Petworth Library, 7 pm, February 25th.

GNDC Guest Speaker: Stella Tarnay, Capital Nature and Biophilic DC, February 25th, 7 pm, Petworth Library Meeting Room, 4200 Kansas Avenue.Stella Tarnay is the Executive Director of Capital Nature, as well as the co-founder of Biophilic DC and a Master Naturalist. She will speak about how these organizations have been bringing people into a relationship […]
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