Category Archives: National and State Parks

Protected Places Media

We launched our new website today! It much better describes what we do, why we do it, and some of what we have done. Now that I am retired, I will have much more time to work on various important … Continue reading

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Posted in Landscape Photographs, Leesylvania State park, Merrimac Farm Wildlife management Area, National and State Parks, Nature | 3 Comments

Bulls Island, South Carolina

I returned late Sunday evening from three days on Bulls Island, which is in the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina. Bulls Island is an uninhabited barrier island with a beach known as the Boneyard. The Boneyard gets … Continue reading

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Shenandoah National Park Winter Views

Yesterday, after dropping my son-in-law off at Massanuttan Resort to go snowboarding, I spent the day in Shenandoah National Park, exploring and looking for either wildlife or an eye-catching view that I could make into a “keeper” landscape image. I only briefly saw … Continue reading

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January in North Central Florida

In early January, I spent a week in Gainesville, Florida, and while there visiting my daughter, I was able to squeeze in some photography. One afternoon, we joined my daughter with some of her friends at Mill Dam Lake in the Ocala … Continue reading

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Posted in Bird Photographs, Nature, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

American Alligator with Baby Gator (on Its Head)

I had incredible luck today, while on Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, when I was able to photograph a VERY large mother alligator with one of her young gators on her head. I had heard of such gator behavior, but … Continue reading

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Posted in Nature, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Late Autumn Colors at Prince William Forest

Early Monday morning, I met my friend, Ernie Sears, at Prince William Forest National Park. Prince William Forest encompasses over 19,000 acres and has over 37 miles of hiking trails. The northern Virginia park provides a quiet and peaceful respite from … Continue reading

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Posted in Autumn Photography, National and State Parks, Nature | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Recent Favorite Images

(Sunset at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, FL) It has been over a month since I posted an article to my blog. I have been photographing landscapes and wildlife this summer, but not nearly enough for a number of reasons … Continue reading

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Posted in Bird Photographs, Huntley Meadows, Landscape Photographs, Nature, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Shenandoah National Park, Sunset, Wildlife | 8 Comments