Bristlecone

Sing, Fly Soar — Like a Bird!

Sing, Fly Soar — Like a Bird! Submitted by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon “Sing, Fly, Soar — Like a Bird!” is the theme of the 2021 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), the only international education program that celebrates the migration of hundreds of bird species between their nesting habitats in North America and […]

Colorful Signs of Spring in the Sagebrush Steppe

Colorful Signs of Spring in the Sagebrush Steppe Submitted by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon The sagebrush steppe ecosystem of the western United States might seem to be an arid and monotonous expanse of sagebrush and grasses as we drive by on the highways of northeastern Nevada. In reality it […]

Bristlecone Pine Tree

Nevada’s Ancient Bristlecone Pine Trees

Nevada’s Ancient Bristlecone Pine Trees Contributed by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Chapter with photographs by Gretchen Baker.  Nevada designated the bristlecone pine as an official state tree in 1987 (single-leaf piñon was the first tree symbol of Nevada, adopted in 1953). Bristlecone pine trees are considered the oldest non-clonal […]