Category: Enlighten

The Overview Effect

The awe-inspiring experience when Earth is viewed "as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful"

/ October 14, 2018
The Chrysanthemum is the flower of November

Chrysanthemum

The Royal Queen of Fall....beauty, elegance, nobility, and strength

/ October 12, 2018
The Witch Head Nebula is a reflection nebula located in the Eridanus constellation.

Super Star Sorcery

Nine hundred light years away, there's a wicked witch...always watching....

/ October 11, 2018
Most bats fly at night

Vampire Bats

Sharing, Caring, and Scary Smart

/ October 10, 2018
The best places and times to watch for falling stars

Catch a Falling Star

How and when to catch and snap amazing views of meteor showers around the globe

/ October 9, 2018
Hummingbirds are fun to watch and John Audubon's illustrations in The Birds of America are extraordinary.

Birds of America

FREE to View and Download - John Audubon's remarkable illustrations of birds

/ October 7, 2018

Exploring Yountville

Favorite Y-Walking Tour Stops and Special Events

/ October 4, 2018
There are many contradictory myths and superstitions about black cats -- some good, some bad.

The Black Cat

Bringer of good luck and bad along with a bit of fun

/ October 3, 2018
In North America, monarch butterflies make the long journey south each winter, and then migrate northward for the summer. Their numbers are declining, but there are things we can do to help.

Monarchs on the Move

One of the most remarkable natural phenomena on Earth & they are coming your way !

/ September 27, 2018
Free to watch amazing videos and learn about the demands and joy of the sport of freediving as athletes go for the world record.

FREEDIVING

FREE To WATCH freedivers push the limits of their body and mind for world records

/ September 26, 2018
International Peace Day is a reminder of our common humanity and the fact that world peace starts with each and every one of us.

Peace Day

Celebrating ideals of peace with free-to-watch inspiration

/ September 21, 2018
A hike to the top of Snake Mountain is rewarded with expansive views of Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains.

Snake Mountain

One of the best beginner hiking trails in Vermont with expansive views of Champlain Valley and the Adirondacks

/ September 19, 2018
The Mid-Autumn Festival and Harvest Moon will be celebrated October 5, 2017 with traditional foods and moon gazing activities.

Full Moon Rising

Celebrate and give thanks to the Harvest Moon

/ September 15, 2018
The Bald Eagle was at one time protected by the Endangered Species Act, and was removed from the endangered and threatened list after a successful recovery.

The Endangered

Why should we care if they disappear?

/ September 4, 2018
The making, sharing and eating of mooncakes is a hallmark tradition of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Mooncake

The traditional hallmark of Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations

/ August 28, 2018

Chasing the Light

Zaria Forman's art works beautifully connect us to the power and fragility of Earth and its glaciers

/ August 27, 2018