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SCV Outdoor Report

    SCV Outdoor Report: Scent

    At this time of year, people seek out ways of making their home smell festive:  scented oils and candles, potpouri, and my personal favorite, baking cookies. That’s because scent can evoke powerful memories and elicit unexpected reactions.

    SCV Outdoor Report: Socked In


    There’s an old saying, “If you have time to spare, go by air.”  There are many reasons for a flight delays - mechanical problems and weather being the most common.  But as much as we dislike hanging out in an airport terminal - would you want your plane to take off into a fog bank like this?


    SCV Outdoor Report: Clutter


    It’s a question I’ve been asking myself lately:  what is the difference between storing useful stuff and acumulating clutter?

    Perhaps there’s something to be learned from the behavior of Acorn Woodpeckers.


    SCV Outdoor Report: Juniper Berries

    This report is a "Best of Wendy Langhans SCV Outdoor Report" and has been previously published.

    SCV Outdoor Report: Collecting Dust

    Next week is Thanksgiving...but for many people... the preparation has already begun.  Inviting family & friends, menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking and CLEANING.  At our house, it’s time to do a bit of dusting.  It’s amazing how quickly dust can collect on the furniture.

    That’s also true for the dust that collects on other living things.  Take butterflies, for example.


    SCV Outdoor Report: You CAN Be Too Rich

    By:  Wendy Langhans


    Remember the old saying, “You can never be too rich or too thin”?  Well you can be.  Too nutrient rich, that is.  Especially if you’re a salt-water marsh.  Scientists working at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory recently reported “that nutrients—such as nitrogen and phosphorus from septic and sewer systems and lawn fertilizers—can cause salt-marsh loss.”