Category Archives: wildlife photography

For the Birds

Winter is a time when the birds could use some help with food resources.  But, it’s important to practice some good housekeeping techniques too so that your birds stay healthy.  There are so many types of feeders available these days … Continue reading

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South Carolina Master Naturalist Conference 2015

Each year for the past 4 years, great effort has been put into action by the SC Master Naturalist program (an extension of Clemson University) to provide a weekend of learning for those of us in the program.  This year … Continue reading

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I’m a Monarch Butterfly Mom!

Today, after 18 days in chrysalis form, it happened.  On my previous post, you saw a bright green chrysalis.  This is that same chrysalis about ready to break open. I watched diligently for days, waiting for the process to begin … Continue reading

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Horns versus Antlers?

We all enjoy watching wildlife especially those with horns and antlers.  But have you ever really thought about which is what?  Horns?  Antlers?  What’s the difference?  Horns are permanent where antlers are shed annually. For example, this Big Horn Sheep … Continue reading

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Raising a Monarch Butterfly

I know this is grade school stuff, but I never got to do it grade school so now is the time for me.  I came upon an opportunity to acquire a monarch caterpillar from a fellow naturalist and jumped at … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring at Lake Jocassee, SC

Recently I had the opportunity to take a boat ride on Lake Jocassee in South Carolina as part of a Master Naturalist class.  The Loons were still around and naturally I was eager to capture these winter residents.  Until this … Continue reading

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My New Book, Polar Opposites, is Now Available

In May, I finally finished my book project on the Polar regions called Polar Opposites:  Exploring Beyond 60 and it’s now available for purchase.  This book encompasses 15 years of travel and photography to some remote and often once in … Continue reading

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Beidler Forest in the Spring

Frances Beidler Forest near Harleyville, SC is a beautiful swamp that’s just right for a day trip.  A recent visit enabled me to check the status of the tiny prothonotary warblers; a gorgeous little yellow bird that comes each year … Continue reading

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The Pack Ice Voyage – I’ll be Presenting for CNPA Midlands in Columbia, SC

Do you love watching wildlife, especially polar bears?  Do you enjoy photography?  Have you ever wanted to visit extreme locations like the high arctic?  It the answer is yes to one or all of these questions, then you should come … Continue reading

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Polar Bears of the Arctic

Last summer, I was very fortunate to take a trip to Svalbard (way beyond the arctic circle above Norway) to photograph polar bears and other arctic inhabitants.  It was an amazing experience and the wildlife was as extraordinary as I … Continue reading

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