Tag: Maryland

Trumpeter Swans

The Trumpeter swan is the largest native waterfowl species in North America with wing spans of over six-feet and weighing more than 25 pounds. One of North America’s heaviest flying birds the Trumpeter swan need a 100-foot runway to lift off from waterways Beginning in the 1700’s and […]

Every Day Anew

Life is like a box of chocolates and you never know what you might get. This month I’ve had the time and opportunity to travel out to Cambridge, Maryland and visit Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge several times. It’s an expansive place and I’ve only just begun exploring some […]

Oopsy Daisy !

Ah winter. Winter can be so much fun when there are below freezing temperatures for several days in a row. We had an arctic blast blow through Maryland this past weekend and following behind were arctic winds that blew for two solid days with wind gusts up to […]

Glorious Winter

Who ever thought winter time was a time to slow down and relax certainly didn’t have a camera in their hands. Winter time can be an amazing time to go out and experience the nuances of nature. Cool clear nights, frosty mornings with snow covered fields and forests […]

Snow Day

This past week has been a series of contrasts for me. Starting with a glorious sunrise and outing at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge while I was scouting for my upcoming class. I then took the opportunity to slip into the warm and tropical climate of Rawlings Conservatory to […]