I write about nature, birdwatching, the outdoors, and conservation issues. I like to share pictures and sometimes my dogs show up. Twitter: @kimclawson2


One illegal dump site at a time

“NO DUMPING” Photo by Kim Zuch.

“Desert Pigs has removed over nine football fields, one inch deep, of trash from the Nevada desert.” Phil Wooley

According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the state of Nevada has 48,000,000 acres of public land, making up about 63% of the state. That’s land managed by the BLM…

Photo by Kim Zuch.


Perfect weather combined with fall colors and historic houses

The air is clear and cool, scented with a hint of fireplace and wet leaves. The smoke is not the heavy wildfire smoke we experienced all summer in Northern Nevada. This is the light scent that means autumn has arrived.

During the spring and early summer, I got in the…

Kim Zuch

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