Early spring is the sweetest time of year to see the California deserts painted in a colorful profusion of wildflowers. Here are five desert valleys that bloom in February, March or April each year. 1. Death Valley National Park It seems impossible that the...

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  • One flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • Family of assaulted Calif. teen who committed suicide planning legal action
    The attorney for the family of a California girl who committed suicide after she was sexually battered and then cyberbullied with a humiliating photo plans to file a civil action against the suspects Monday. More
  • Nevada's solution to Mental Health Issues - Put them on a bus to California with instructions to call 911 when they get there.
    By the time his Greyhound bus hissed to a stop on Richards Boulevard in Sacramento on the morning of Feb. 12, James Flavy Coy Brown was in a mild panic. It was 6:30 a.m., 15 hours and 11 stops after a taxi had scooped him up in front of Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas, where he had spent the previous 72 hours, and deposited him at a bus station. More
  • Long lines as Powerball arrives in California
    When America got Powerball fever last November, Californians felt left out. Many asked friends in other states to buy tickets, and some even drove to the Arizona border when the jackpot for the multistate game reached $587.5 million. On Monday, Californians no longer had to worry about crossing state lines, because Powerball finally came to the state. More
  • 14 great Boxing Day walks in Cambridgeshire
    Now the chalk pits play host to a wildlife site. Wildflowers such as milkwort, harebell and kidney vetch thrive in East Pit, and the rare moon carrot grows only here and at two other locations in the country. The scrub habitat in these pits provides ...
    12/13/2017 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • Missing trees near East Nashville greenway have residents concerned
    Wyer said the center mows every two to five years to control invasive species. She said the mowing provides room for fields of wildflowers to grow and the flowers help monarch butterflies pollinate and survive. Helping Pollinating Butterflies, including ...
    12/8/2017 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • World's most photogenic destinations
    It doesn't matter what time of year you visit Canada, the country will always come up with the goods. Snowy peaks in winter; wildflowers and green grass in spring; lakes and rivers and coastline and people enjoying them in summer; and a riot of colour as ...
    12/4/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Wildflowers in wild places: notes on Trillium and Jack-in-the-pulpit
    The story of local spring wildflowers is both short- and long-lived. Today, though they’ve likely dropped their spectacular white petals, trillium plants are still busy in many of ACRES Land Trust’s woodland preserves. Trillium are miserly, soaking up ...
    05/24/2017 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Best Places in California to See Wildflowers with Kids This Spring
    Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. One of the best places to see wildflowers in California is only an hour and a half north of LA. Near Lancaster, the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is undoubtedly a treasure. Sheets of bright orange ...
    03/12/2017 - 11:59 pm | View Link
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  • Wildflowers Band
    The Wildflowers debut EP is now available to buy on iTunes! Recently reviewed as the bastard children of Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles, Wildflowers bare a modern ...
    12/10/2017 - 1:20 am | View Website
  • Audubon Calendars
    About the National Audubon Society. With a combined 550 nationwide chapters, centers and sanctuaries, and a beloved line of nature field guides, the National Audubon ...
    12/9/2017 - 8:12 pm | View Website
  • Florida's Native Wildflowers
    The Florida Wildflower Foundation nurtures the awareness, understanding and enjoyment of Florida native wildflowers through conservation, preservation and education.
    12/9/2017 - 5:06 pm | View Website
  • How to Plant Wildflowers: 10 Steps (with Pictures)
    How to Plant Wildflowers. The most natural garden is one composed of wildflowers. If you have the room, you can sow wildflower seeds over a large area of ...
    12/9/2017 - 1:39 pm | View Website
  • Gallery
    Some 200 original photographs of Florida wildflowers and insects in a page that has won awards for best of web.
    12/9/2017 - 8:17 am | View Website
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