Author Archives: Stephen L Tabone

About Stephen L Tabone

Retired Executive Consultant and Nature Photographer

Sunflowers in Rutledge, Georgia

In late July, while attending a family reunion at Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge, Georgia, I accidentally discovered a large field of sunflowers. While driving the rural country roads between Madison and Rutledge, they were a pleasant and … Continue reading

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Purple Gallinule

While backing up image files yesterday, I came across an image of a Purple Gallinule that I photographed in Everglades National Park. It was a rewarding discovery, because it brought back memories of that visit to the Everglades and the … Continue reading

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Coal Ash — An Unacceptable Gamble

If you live in or near Prince William County, Virginia, or care about the environment, there is a pending solid waster permit decision in March by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that may allow Dominion Power to bury 4 … Continue reading

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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park Sunset

I hiked Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park‘s La Chua Trail with family and friends last night, and it was spectacular! Not only was the sunset breathtaking, but it was highlighted by groups of Sandhill Cranes and flocks of Ibis, flying … Continue reading

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Coal Ash Contamination – Featured Article in CPWToday Issue 4

Ernie Sears and I at Protected Places Media are very excited to publish our fourth issue of, our conservation eMagazine (ezine). We continue to take on important issues, such as Climate Change, and in this issue, we also have a … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Dinner, Celebrating Prince William County Agriculture

Protected Places Media (i.e., Ernie Sears and me) just released this short documentary video produced for the Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation. The foundation held a Farm to Table Dinner to honor county farming and raise funds for their environmental education … Continue reading

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Coal Ash Pollution Protest

We (Protected Places Media) just finished a short video in support of the Potomac Riverkeeper, Dean Naujoks. In the video, shot on the Potomac River near Dominion Virginia Power’s power plant on Possum Point, Dean discusses a protest to be held … Continue reading

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