Utah Nature Study Society

UNSS Home Page

Nature Notes -- Editorials and Essays

Birds and Bees, Flowers and Trees
     -- and Other Creatures Great and Small

Past Field Trips
     -- Places We've Been and Things We Have Seen

Join Us at Future Events

On Your Own -- Projects to Try



Thoughts and Observations On Nature

Fossils in Rocks and Tracks in Sand
The View of the Sky and the Feel of the Land

The following include some selected essays and articles written by members of Utah Nature Study Society. They originally appeared in Nature News Notes, the official publication of the organization. Also included here are a few short selections and quotations taken from other sources.
  Back Yards and Vacant Lots   by Paul C. Burgoyne
  Field Trips Are Fun   by Malcolm E. McDonald
  Utah Marshes   by Dorothy K. Platt
  A Winter Message   by Hans Rasmussen
  Our Wyoming Vacation   by Marguerite Wright
  A Trip Eastward   by Jean White
  Unique Utah   by Dorothy K. Platt
  A Gift of Awareness   by Debra Brown
  My Favorite Season   by Dorothy K. Platt
  "Varmints"   by Irston R. Barnes
  Some Favorite Quotations