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National Bird Day

January 05, 2017 - Today, January 5, 2017, is known as National Bird Day. How can you not love an entire day dedicated to our fine feathere...
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Save The Frogs Day 2016

April 30, 2016 - "What is there to life if a man cannot hear the lonely cry of a whippoorwill or the arguments of the frogs around a po...
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The Blanket of Winter Approaches

August 29, 2015 - “All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep r...
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Dragonflies: Amazing Creatures

August 17, 2015 - I love dragonflies. I could watch and photograph these fascinating little insects for hours. I recently sat in the field...
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Arbor Day

April 24, 2015 - Today, April 24, 2015 is Arbor Day. So, what exactly is Arbor Day? In the simplest terms, Arbor Day is the celebration o...
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Happy National Bat Appreciation Day

April 17, 2015 - Happy National Bat Appreciation Day! I like bats when they are outside. It’s when they are flying around in my house th...
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Bats

August 26, 2014 - I was surprise to find out that Michigan has nine different bat species. The different bats include: · Big Brown Bat (...
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Nature Photo of the Day--Turkey Vultures

August 16, 2014 - I had three of these large birds on top of my barn.
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Hummingbirds

August 16, 2014 - “Like the hummingbird sipping nectar from every flower I fly joyfully through my days, seeing beauty in everything” Am...
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Staying Close to Home

August 12, 2014 - Many people are planning late summer vacations while I am choosing to stay close to home this year. There are many facto...
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Pick Up Your Trash

August 08, 2014 - “Sooner or later, we will have to recognize that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must...
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Queen Anne's Lace

August 05, 2014 - Queen Anne’s Lace has always been one of my favorite wildflowers. I use to love finding the little dark red (almost purp...
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Should You Take Your Kids Hiking????

August 05, 2014 - Getting kids excited for outdoor activities can have many lasting health benefits. There is the physical benefit of outd...
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How Did I Get That Photo?

August 04, 2014 - “In all things of nature, there is something marvelous.” Aristotle I was recently asked how got some of my wildlife p...
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Deer in the Morning Fog

July 21, 2014 - Yesterday, July 20, 2014 was one of those “picture” perfect days. The morning started with a thick fog that covered most...
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Wildlife Photo of the Day--Turtle

May 23, 2014 - Since today is Turtle Day, I couldn't think of a better shot for the photo of the day.
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Winter Advisory....Ice

December 20, 2013 - I woke up this morning to a quarter of inch of ice covering everything. I personally would rather have snow than all thi...
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Cold Nights........

December 06, 2013 - Well, the weather has definitely turned colder the last couple of days. We are supposed to expect a wonderful high of 12...
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Feeding the Wild Birds

November 27, 2013 - Sometimes I wonder why I do the things I do? I mean why anyone would stand outside in below 20 º F Michigan weather to p...
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Autumn's Magic Splendor

November 05, 2013 - One of the many benefits of living in the state of Michigan is the ever changing seasons throughout the year. Even thoug...
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For the Love of Weeds!

August 14, 2013 - “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.”--A. A. Milne For the love of weeds! Those beautiful pesky plants fa...
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Shamrock Spider

August 13, 2013 - “What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it.” --David...
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Raccoons

August 01, 2013 - “Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day”—Henry David Thoreau What can I say, I love the night. When ni...
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Tips for Wildlife Photography

July 20, 2013 - “In all things of nature, there is something marvelous.” Aristotle I was recently asked how got some of my wildlife pho...
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Snapping Turtles

June 11, 2013 - “Try to be like a turtle-at ease in your own shell” Bill Copeland Standing in the rain yesterday, I was able to photo...
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Nature's Beauty

June 10, 2013 - “Look deep into Nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein I love wildlife and nature p...
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Autumn

October 16, 2012 - Autumn is my favorite time of the year. I love the warm days and the cooler temps at night. The leaves are all changing.
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Nature Photography

September 15, 2012 - Nature Photography “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways...
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White Rose

September 09, 2012 - I know, I haven't blogged in a while. I had computer issues, I actually had to buy a new one which was not in my budget.
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Butterflies

July 26, 2012 - May the Wings of the butterfly kiss the sun-- And find your shoulder to light on, To bring you luck, happiness and...
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Nature's Beauty

July 23, 2012 - The poetry of the earth is never dead. ~John Keats I was recently asked where I go to shoot my photos. The answer is re...
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