This weekend, activists in Uganda held their first Gay Pride. This is a country where homosexuality is punishable by death. This is a huge step for human rights, and I can’t even fathom the bravery it took to participate. (via)
For most of our conservation team, fire is a friend, not a foe. In this photo, taken at Sally Brown Nature Preserve, a nighttime prescribed burn encourages the natural succession of native species of grasses and wildflowers.