A Forest of Native Orchids!

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A Forest of Native Orchids!

Last weekend I took some time off for camping, hiking and some much-needed R&R with my family in the Wenatchee National Forest in the mountains near Roslyn, Washington. While I wasn’t looking for things to photograph (I was on a mini-vacation after all – which in most professions means no work) I brought along one

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Video! The Nature and Wildlife of North America

Quick post today. I’ve been having a series of videos made for me, and here is one I’m particularly happy with. These are images I’ve made over the years ranging from Key Largo in the Florida Keys to Cape Flattery on the Northwestern tip of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State, and a little bit

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Profiles in Nature #1 – Eaton’s Ladies’-Tresses Orchid (Spiranthes eatonii)

Welcome to the first part of my new series, “Profiles in Nature”. Over the years I’ve amassed a great deal of information about natural history as a result of a lot of reading and being a natural outdoorsman. I grew up fascinated with the plants and animals around me and even as a kid almost

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My Orchid Photos on Permanent Display in the Ocala National Forest!

This is pretty cool. Last year I was contacted by the Florida Department of Forestry about a project they were doing in the Ocala National Forest. It seemed they were making some new trails and wanted to add some informative signs and markers along the way to help and inform hikers and visitors as to

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Florida Native Orchid: Green Adder’s-Mouth

The green adder’s-mouth orchid (Malaxis unifolia) is one of those species that does and will continue to elude the best of the orchid hunters. Not only is it quite rare across the state of Florida, but it is one of the most easily overlooked. Found primarily in North & Central Florida (but by no means limited to just

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