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HOME PAGE -- "CREEPING" with UTAH NATURE STUDY SOCIETY
Information About the UNSS Pages
Our Founders -- Stan and Dodie Mulaik
Stanley B. Mulaik
Dorothea D. Mulaik
"Earth Day" essays by Stan Mulaik
"The Best of Nature"
"Share the Earth"
"Field Trips"
"Memory"
Maxine Hullinger -- A Special Lady
Nature Notes -- Thoughts and Observations
Back Yards and Vacant Lots
Field Trips Are Fun
Utah Marshes
A Winter Message
Our Wyoming Vacation
A Trip Eastward
Unique Utah
A Gift of Awareness
My Favorite Season
"Varmints"
Some Favorite Quotations
Birds and Bees, Flowers and Trees
"Speck"
"Frisky"
"Child of the Earth"
Puffballs
Earthworms and Healthy Lawns
The Excavator Wasp
The Most Successful Plant?
Christmas Greens
Hollies
Conifers
Spring Wildflowers -- (see expanded list below)
"Development"
Mountain Flowers
Birthstones -- (see expanded list below)
Winter Birds In Your Garden
Projects and Activities to Try
Feeding the Birds in Winter
Snow and Snowflakes
Stars and Constellations
Nature's Christmas Tree
Schedule of Recent UNSS Activities
Reports of Some Past Outings and Events
1966 Trip to the Sand Dunes
1973 Trip to the Sand Dunes
1976 Trip to the Sand Dunes
Lone Rock
Trip to Hogle Zoo
Winter Walk in City Creek Canyon
An Excursion to Hardware Ranch
Trip to Topaz Mountain
Lytle Ranch Nature Preserve
The Spruces
Raft River Mountains and City of Rocks
Albion Basin
Albion Basin in 1978
Albion Basin in 1986
Albion Basin Plant Checklist (Handout -- 1987)
Albion Basin in 1997
Albion Basin in 1999 -- With Colored Photographs
Trees of the Albion Basin Area
Albion Basin Flowers and Other Plants
Small Mammals of the High Country
Some Birds of Utah Mountains -- (Coming Soon)
Spring Wildflowers
Wild Phlox
Storks Bill
Pink Lady Slipper
Sweet Vetch
Death Camas
Evening Primrose
Stickseed
Forget-Me-Not
Arrowleaf Balsamroot
Yarrow
Thistle
Indian Parsnip or "Longpipes"
Mule Ears
Beckwith's Astragalus
Sego Lily
Dog Tooth Violet
Fritillary
Spring Beauty
Scarlet Globemallow
Hound's Tongue
Birthstones
January -- Garnet
February -- Amethyst
March -- Aquamarine / Bloodstone
April -- Diamond
May -- Emerald
June -- Alexandrite / Pearl / Moonstone
July -- Ruby
August -- Peridot / Sardonyx
September -- Sapphire
October -- Opal / Pink Tourmaline
November -- Topaz / Citrine Quartz
December -- Turquoise
Winter Birds in Your Garden
Bohemian Waxwing
Juncos
Gray-Headed Junco
Black-Capped Chickadee
Black-Headed Grosbeak
Rufous-Sided Towhee
Scrub Jay
White-Breasted Nuthatch
Hairy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Flicker
Brown Creeper
Utah Marshes -- Wetlands In a Desert State
Journal Entries of an Early Explorer (1849/50)
Farmington Bay In Late Fall
Farmington Bay In the Spring
Anything Can Happen In a Marsh
Viva la Brine Flies ??
Why Value This Marsh?
Plants of the Marshes
Oldsquaw At Farmington Bay
Waterfowl
Swans
Geese
Surface-Feeding Ducks
Tree Ducks (Whistling Ducks)
Diving Ducks
Stiff-Tailed Ducks
Mergansers
List of Common Utah Marsh Birds
Western Grebe
White Pelican
Great Blue Heron
Snowy Egret
Whistling Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Canada Goose
Mallard
Gadwall
Pintail
Cinnamon Teal
Shoveler
Redhead
Canvasback
Lesser Scaup
Oldsquaw
Ruddy Duck
American Coot
Killdeer
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
American Avocet
Black-Necked Stilt
Mourning Dove
Long-Billed Marsh Wren
Yellow-Headed Blackbird
Red-Winged Blackbird
Coming Soon --- Some Mammals of Utah
Rodents and Their Kin
Predators of Arid Utah Areas
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