Column Calamity

Top left: first Winogradsky column. lower right: New Winogradsky Column in protected area. Other images: Handiworks of Mr. Racoon including incriminating footprints. It is known as a Winogradsky Column and is supposed to be an environment for microbes, full of mud, water, paper shreds, and an egg yolk. Mix it together, then put it inContinue reading “Column Calamity”

Seeing the Invisible

The trip to Barr Hammock Preserve revealed further spectacular “wild life” with the help of a microscope to view water samples I cautiously collected while on the hike. There are gators in those waters, but there is so much more. Myriads of microscopic creatures inhabit every drop and could be seen through the microscope cavortingContinue reading “Seeing the Invisible”