Please read, share, and enjoy my new article, published by Berkeleyside.
It's all about beautiful monarch butterflies and great ways to help them out:
Berkeleyside — the definitive news site for the Berkeley area — has been a wonderful support of my books, articles, and creativity. Today, they published a story about my photography and new book, RUNNING WILD. Please, I hope you will check out the article, beautifully written by Kathleen Costanza.
The link is here: http://www.berkeleyside.com/2016/10/03/photographer-elaine-miller-bond-puts-wildlife-center-stage/
RUNNING WILD — my first board book with the wonderful publisher, Heyday Books — will be released in October. In celebration of this milestone, I hope you will join me for a book launch party at one of the West Coast's oldest independent bookstores, Books Inc.
When: Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7pm
Where: Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
Hope to see you there!
Today I saw the cover of LIVING WILD, my *second* forthcoming board book from the wonderful publisher, Heyday Books. LIVING WILD will be available in Spring 2017.
RUNNING WILD, my *first* book in the collection, will be available this October. Please check it out on the Heyday Books website.
Special thanks to the team at Heyday Books. I'm getting so excited!
JUST PUBLISHED: My new article on wildlife photography and the lessons I've learned from it.
Please read, share, and enjoy it here:
Special thanks to the San Francisco chapter of the WNBA (Women's National Book Association).
California condors are critically endangered and well taken care of at Pinnacles National Park. Please read my conversation with Richard Neidhardt — a friend and condor volunteer — as he talks about the work needed to keep condors flying free.
Our conversation was recently published by Berkeleyside.
Published Today!... my new article about these dazzling flowers, called Puya berteroana, on display now at the University of California Botanical Garden in Berkeley.
The article was published by the wonderful online news site, Berkeleyside.
Please read, share, and enjoy!
Today I saw the cover of my FORTHCOMING BOOK.... "RUNNING WILD".... from the wonderful Heyday Books in Berkeley.
The book features photos of all kinds of animals in motion, from a deer to a bobcat, a butterfly to a condor. It will be published in just a few months: October 2016. I'll share more as we get closer. I cannot wait!!!!!
I'm thrilled to see my photo published in the January 2106 issue of Bay Nature magazine. Please pick up a magazine on the newsstand.
You can also see the photo, here — in a beautiful and interesting article all about lichens.
Please watch and enjoy this new video, taken at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas (October 2015). It's based on my photography of a hummingbird's nest and the article I wrote about it for Berkeleyside. (Click here to read the article.)
Special thanks to Tracey Taylor and Berkeleyside for this amazing opportunity. I also extend my gratitude to Alfred Miller for filming and to John Greenleigh for editing the video.
Dear friends and nature lovers, thank you for sharing my photo-essay on monarch butterflies.
Hope you will get to see them, for yourself, at Berkeley's Aquatic Park (estuary).
Qestion: What is making thousands of tiny splashes in Berkeley's Aquatic Park?
Answer: Young fish, called topsmelt.
To find out more and see photos/videos of the action, please read my latest article in Berkeleyside:
Please join me for a slide show about a sweet little family of hummingbirds. It's all part of UNCHARTED: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas.
When: Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3pm
Where: Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA
My presentation will give a little insight into my recent article about a hummingbird's nest, shared 1,000 times on Facebook. The article may be found here.
Many thanks to Berkeleyside, publisher of the article and organizer of the festival.
Hope to see you there!
Yesterday, I have a nice long conversation with generous hostess LilyCat on FCCFREE Radio ("Radio for the People, By the People"). We talked about prairie dogs, photography, all kinds of good stuff.
For this week only, the podcast may be found here
In the future, it may be found in the radio archives:
Please listen, and enjoy!
Please tune in to the FCC Free Radio ("Radio for the People, by the People") this Sunday afternoon for a great conversation with entertaining host LilyCat:
12-2pm "LilyCat on Stuff" radio show.
We should be talking about prairie dogs, animals, inspiration, photography... all kinds of great stuff.
Go prairie dogs!
Please join me for a celebration and slide show from my latest book, THE UTAH PRAIRIE DOG: LIFE AMONG THE RED ROCKS. Artfully written by Dr. Theodore Manno and photographed by me, this book chronicles the lives of the rarest and smallest prairie dog species. It was recently published by University of Utah Press.
WHEN: Saturday, May 9, 2015, 7pm
WHERE: Book Passage Bookstore and Café
51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925
Store phone: (415) 927-0960
Hope to see you there!
My eagle release photo made the pages of Diablo magazine.
Here's the link to the online version (pages 10-11):
Special thanks to the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, whose hospital cared for and rehabilitated the golden eagle — enabling her release back to the wild.
Thank you, too, to Berkeleyside, for publishing the eagle's full story:
Hooray for eagles and the people who care for them!