Monthly Archives: August 2012

Project, BioBlitz and iLCP

My Artist-In-Residence Program project proposal was to compare landscapes from images taken around the the time of the Park’s dedication in 1915 to the same landscapes today.  Interesting project for me.  Changes really aren’t extensive, mostly reforestation, and some succession … Continue reading

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These are some of the elk that caused the elk jam. Elk are too common in the park and have caused significant damage to aspen and willow trees. During the winter, the elk scrape the bark for food, and can … Continue reading

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Small Wildlife

Golden mantled ground squirrel, least chipmunk and Clark’s nutcracker.  The ground squirrel and chipmunk are really fast little rascals.  They are very used to people and show little fear.  One practically ran over my feet the other day.  It was … Continue reading

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Elk Jam

I gave my first (of two) presentation last night.  About 80 people attended and it seemed to go well. Yesterday I really got out to shoot a lot more.  The haze from forest fires is noticable, and nothing at a … Continue reading

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Initial images

On Sunday afternoon there were tons of wildlife:  two deer, a coyote that looked at my car as if to ask “where the hell did this come from,” a hummingbird, a chipmunk and a ground squirrel (looks like an over-sized … Continue reading

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Day 2

Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. —  Frank Herbert, Dune Left Wednesday morning 8/8/12 as scheduled.  Made it to London, OH that night and on to Columbia, MO tonight.  I … Continue reading

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An Encore Career

“A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.” —  Frank Herbert I am starting this blog as I begin a new chapter in my life. Newly retired, writing these thoughts out will … Continue reading

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