Dress for the season.
Sometimes you have to tug a little to get your friends to go hiking with you but they will be glad you did.
Learn the names of wildflowers.
Be careful and check you body for ticks and sticks that can attach themselves to you.
Be prepared if there are no facilities.
It is a good idea to take a nap after an early morning of birding.
Don't forget to take field notes, you'll wish you had when you get back to the car.
Take a friend with you when you go adventuring in the woods.
She was my friend for the last 16 years.
June 1994 - Feburary 27, 2010