The Year's Best Nature on Twitter

3rd Annual Shorty Awards nominations for the Nature category have ended.
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Nature Shorty Award Winner

As determined by the Real-Time Academy.

Nature Shorty Award Leaders

1st

Chris Clarke

Chris Clarke

Nature & environment writer, desert conservation advocate, occasionally notorious blogger. I also maintain a day-job Twitter feed at @ProtectDeserts.
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2nd

NJ Tree Foundation

NJ Tree Foundation

Non-profit dedicated to reforesting NJ. We plant the right trees in the right place, the right way. To date, we've planted 152,517 trees in NJ!
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2nd
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Kathy Green

Kathy Green

Garden Designer and Coach, promoting WaterWise, Chemical Free Gardens & Landscapes. Nature Lover Extraordinaire. Master Gardener & Writer too!
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3rd

Sharon Stiteler

Sharon Stiteler

Got a question about wild birds? Ask me! Birder, Blogger, Writer, Park Ranger, Digiscoper, Beekeeper, Trading Card and speaker available for hire.
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3rd
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Chris McLaughlin

Chris McLaughlin

I'm a freelance garden writer & author ~ I micro-farm and garden with veggies, chickens, and rabbits smack-dab in the middle of suburbia ~
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3rd
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Carole Brown

Carole Brown

Ecosystem Gardening: give a little back to wildlife by creating welcoming habitat in your garden. Author, educator, speaker, Avid birder/butterfly watcher,
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3rd
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John Peter  Thompson

John Peter Thompson

Ask me your questions - Sustainability, ecosystems invasive species,natural philosophy, history, politics & current events explained
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3rd
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Don Maiden

Don Maiden

Photographer, from Warrenton, Va. in Fauquier County, Virginia. Obsessed with birds,birdwatching,nature&wildlife photos,action photography,sports!
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3rd
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Dave Bonta

Dave Bonta

Daily updates on the view and soundscape from my front porch, first thing in the morning. My microblogging homebase is Identica, http://identi.ca/morningporch
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Ria Smith Designs

Ria Smith Designs

I am a jewelry designer who maintains a studio and showroom on Jewelers Row in Philadelphia, PA. Jewelry Workshops and Classes available.
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