9 Things We Love This Week
Avalanches, snow holes, spring storms across the plains and much more
Spring is in full flow and these lambs are loving life.
A favourite image of spring. Lambs skipping across the River Worth at Long Bridge, Haworth, in the early morning sunshine. pic.twitter.com/K4r3NQLnMY— Brontë Country Landscapes (@AFowlerPhoto) April 14, 2023
A few candid nature shots from explore.org for Earth Day
Happy Earth Day! 🌍 Much love from your favorite live nature cam host. pic.twitter.com/A5XbEtw7kh— explore.org (@exploreorg) April 22, 2023
Chilly. Preparation for the 2023 wildfire season is tough in Alaska!
Getting ready for the 2023 wildfire season in Palmer, Alaska with the Gannett Glacier Crew.— The Hotshot Wake Up (@HotshotWake) April 22, 2023
I love this savage stuff. I hear the cold water helps with inflammation. #wildfire #fitness pic.twitter.com/OLdJEyELFc
There's something about a murmuration that is hypnotic. These dancing Sandpipers were captured by Pacificnorthwestkate.
Your minute of #naturetherapy - filmed yesterday afternoon in delta bc - migratory sandpipers dancing #murmuration #birds #nature #wildlife #vancouverbc #natgeo #cangeo #sharewildresearch @BirdsCanada_BC pic.twitter.com/y0zjj40U21— Pacificnorthwestkate (@pnwkate) April 20, 2023
Trey Greenwood captured this incredible structure over Oklahoma.
Insanity now Norman OK. pic.twitter.com/LUcaWR4fDA— Trey Greenwood (@StormChaseAZ) April 19, 2023
Continuing the Spring storm theme, Reed Timmer captured this wall cloud over Chickasha.
Rapidly rotating wall cloud over Chickasha 620 pm @NWSNorman @accuweather pic.twitter.com/Cw8EIqkKP4— Reed Timmer, PhD (@ReedTimmerAccu) April 19, 2023
Digging a huge snowpit in Utah looks like warm work.
Digging a 14 ft deep snowpit at Atwater Study Plot (Alta, UT). pic.twitter.com/pprCzjaMuA— Dr. McKenzie Skiles (@UTSnowHydro) April 18, 2023
A ferocious spring melt on Baptism River in Minnesota.
The mighty melt is underway 💦— Minnesota StateParks (@mnstateparks) April 14, 2023
Our park manager at Tettegouche State Park captured this incredible clip of Baptism River at Illgen Falls on Wednesday. As winter finally released its grip, the ice dam broke apart and flowed downstream. Minutes later the river was clear of ice 🌊 pic.twitter.com/nfw8mUDZAi
An avalanche in the Kunlun mountains as temperatures rise.
Footage of an avalanche in the Kunlun Mountains (Qinghai) running into a small river. Not sure our hydrological models are quite capable of representing these yet!— Kieran Hunt (@kieranmrhunt) April 14, 2023
📽️ https://t.co/AUJbKyJ0Zw pic.twitter.com/lL0kHIyRIy