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A ring of precious Fall color

For my Australian friends (it is Autumn in Australia)…
Fall view across one of the small lakes that ring my home town — Camas, Washington…

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Worth Doing Again

Grand Teton National Park draws an average of 2.5 million visitors each year. So, as many as…ten million(!) cameras, smart phones and other imaging devices may have been pointed at this mountain range, from this specific viewpoint, since I was there in the Fall of 2009. Ten million (assuming that a good portion [...]

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OR-7, the Mt.Hood files

“OR-7″ is a Gray wolf but not just any wolf — this Canis Lupus is famous enough and significant enough to warrant his own Wikipedia page (http://goo.gl/X5i5Dl) He single-handedly (…paw-deadly?) started the first wild wolf pack in Western Oregon in more that sixty years!
OK, biologically speaking it isn’t possible for a single male to start [...]

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Fun with Fungi

A family of tiny mushrooms thrive in each other’s closeness, as Winter approaches, in Southern Washington’s Mt. Adams wilderness.

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Afternoon De-Light

Bright colors of a mid-October afternoon adorn Trout Lake creek near Mount Adams in Southern Washington State.

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Beauty in any Language

“Klickitat” is a local Native American name for Mt. Adams; a dormant but non-extinct volcano in Southern Washington State. The lake is known as “TakhLakh” where “Takh” means “Meadows”. In any language they seem to nicely complement each other here, on a rare sunny day in mid-October of 2014.

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