• Beats the Beltway: a review of Bruce Beehler's book “Natural Encounters”

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In his blog, Birds and Nature North America, the peripatetic Bruce Beehler professes to cover not just what the title says, but also American culture, American history, and “stories of back-roads travel and camping.” Lately he's been through the Dakotas, Montana, and Canada, up to the Northwest Territories. It's a blog well worth visitation.
    The travels in his most recent book Natural Encounters: Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons are more limited - to the eastern part of the United States, mostly Washington, D.C. and environs, where he lives and works, and where access to...
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