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Looking Up

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016

Looking Up

The day after this tree was photographed all of the leaves were gone, blasted away by the wind on one of those maddening October days that steal some of our foliage. Nevertheless, that is part of why we love the four seasons and their sometimes very...

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Orange Blaze

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016

Orange Blaze

Honestly, if the fall foliage could go on nonstop without end, it seems most of us would like it…...

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November Foliage

Posted by on Nov 6, 2016

November Foliage

It is getting more difficult to find but there is still some gorgeous fall foliage to soak in…hope you spent some of your weekend...

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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

The Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) is an odd-looking creature, especially when you watch one creeping slowly through the salt marsh or perched high up in a tree. I do not want to add the demonic or monstrous label to them because they are lovable in their own way, but it feels like an appropriately strange species to highlight as we near Halloween. They can be found active throughout the day, but their somewhat secretive crepuscular and nocturnal feeding habits add to that feeling. I took these photos of a bird at a nest site earlier this spring. It was still working on...

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Autumn Sunshine

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016

Autumn Sunshine

The fall foliage season is exploding around us! I hope you have been making an effort to get outdoors and enjoy our environment during this gorgeous time of the year. I will be sharing more recent sights of autumn over the next couple of weeks. Here is a shot of the sun adding even more yellow and gold to this tree on a beautiful afternoon. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach...

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