December 23, 2008

The weather outside is frightful

Posted by: Julia Swan, Communictions

For the third day in a row, the Burke Museum has closed due to snowy and icy conditions. If you, like me, are starting to go a little stir crazy cooped up inside because of the bad weather, I recommend a few good distractions:

- Grist will not only keep you entertained, it will keep you informed about the latest environmental news. If you like what you see, sign up to recieve weekly e-mails from Grist and be the first in the know.

- Find out what's crawling or swimming around at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center by reading their new blog.

- Browse the photographer Steven Kazlowski's wildlife photographs at LeftEyePro and then plan your post-snowstorm visit to see his work in The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World, closing at the Burke Museum in a little over a week (Dec. 31 to be exact).

- Finally, watch the trailer for Black Gold, a 2006 documentary about the multi-billion dollar coffee industry (note: learn more about coffee next month when Coffee: The World in Your Cup opens at the Burke!).