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Paurotis Palm: A Florida Native!


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My favorite palm! The paurotis palm is a wonderfully beautiful palm that I have a personal connection to. As I was starting to build my photography business back when I was still living back...

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Florida’s Wild Native Orchids – Cymbidieae


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One of my very favorite types of wild native orchids I’ve found in the wild are those belonging to the tribe Cymbidieae, all of which are found in the tropics or subtropics. Not only are...

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Chocolate Daisy!

Chocolate Daisy

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Recently passing through Western Texas and Southern New Mexico, I by chance ran into a fellow Master Naturalist based near Albuquerque who told me all about the chocolate daisy (Berlandiera lyrata) a member of...

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Under the Midnight Sun


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It’s no surprise to those who have followed me over the years that the Moab Desert is one of my very favorite places in the world. Having lived in wet, damp and foggy places...

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When Wild Animals Make People a Natural Resource


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A few days ago I was driving eastward across the state of Washington across the barren sagebrush desert with my family when one of my boys needed to use the restroom. We stopped just east...

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A Wonderful Bird is the Pelican…


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Quick post with some new photos this week. I’m on my way right now to Aspen, Colorado to shoot a beautiful outdoor ranch wedding with my partner and good friend Bill Metek and wanted...

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The Pacific Northwest’s Humble & Edible Salmonberry – Including Recipes!


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Today’s post is brought to you by my stomach. Since I moved to the Pacific Northwest three years ago, I’ve sorely missed my well-developed knowledge and skills of natural foraging any time I was...

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New Monthly Feature for 2014: Interesting Nature Facts from a Master Naturalist


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Interesting Nature Facts – It’s a brand new section on the website that I will be actively growing and rotating on a regular basis. As I near graduation in my Master Naturalist training and certification, the sheer amount of...

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My Secret on Understanding Wildlife for Professional Nature Photography


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I’m going to let everyone in on a secret. Over the last decade or so, many hundreds of people have asked me where I get all my information on such a vast number of...

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North American Wildlife Potpourri #1


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In an effort to make sure I keep my posts current, regular and interesting, I’ve been thinking about this idea for a long time. I edit and post so many new images from all...

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