Aspen Trunks glow at twilight on Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge
In my 20s and 30s I was an environmentalist doing protests to stop clear cutting. Now in my 60s i realize the pendulum swung too far the other way. Before the human population grew so much in this country, natural lightning caused fires would clear out diseased forests, and create clearings where huckleberries and elkContinue reading “Forest Management vs. Logging”
Random thoughts and images of fall leaves, burn scars,elk, and Mount Adams from the south side.
heartfelt words of the search for the Light in our lives and helping others. Reflective of my thoughts today… with photos from a wonderful drive with my daughter in early August 2014
I am working on some projects involving old homes and barns, which fascinate me, and thought I would share this new image with you. This is The Whitcomb-Cole Hewn Log House near refuge headquarters at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Glenwood, Washington. Later on I will share many more images inside and out. You canContinue reading “The Whitcomb-Cole Hewn Log House”
Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, with the only known colony of nesting pairs of Sandhill Cranes in Washington State, is hosting a Bird Festival on Saturday April 26, 2014, in conjunction with the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum. The Discovery Center will be on site with their Raptors for a demo, and there willContinue reading “Bird Festival at Conboy!”
These images are linked to my best photo galleries, if you click on them you will see these and many more images available for purchasing and sharing on social media with your friends (by using the share buttons under the images) They tell the story of Tuesday, March 11, 2014 up in the high PrairiesContinue reading “One Day’s Adventures, Glenwood and Beyond”
Today the fog and rain are thick in the Columbia River Gorge, so I thought I would revisit a much loved summer place, only open about 3 months a year. Accessible from Trout Lake, Washington, this portion of the Mount Adams Wilderness was returned to the Yakama Nation in 1972 as part of the HandshakeContinue reading “Dreaming on a gray day”