Wedding weekend

We were all in Hyannis Port this weekend to celebrate the wedding of our niece. I’ve got a few good pictures from it (and many of mediocre quality, alas). Here is our niece at the Sunday brunch, just before she and her new husband left for their honeymoon.  

Kelly's wedding reception

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Conservation works: Large Blue Butterfly

In 1979, somewhere in Dartmoor, a butterfly died. That would hardly have been an exceptional event, but this individual was a Large Blue butterfly (Maculinea arion) and it was the last of its kind in the United Kingdom. Over more than a century, the Large Blue’s population had been declining and it was finally declared Continue reading Conservation works: Large Blue Butterfly