Monthly Archive: August, 2016

The Natural Communities of Maryland

In August of 2016, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service, Natural Heritage Program released The Natural Communities of Maryland, 2016 Natural Community Classification Framework (Publication #03-662016-597).  The purpose of… Continue reading

First In Flight

This morning we visited the Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hill, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The entry fee was waived, as the National Park Service is celebrating their 100 year… Continue reading

Dawn Search For Black Bear

Mark, Jena, Michelle and I booked a private driving tour of Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, located in Manteo, North Carolina, with two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) biologists.  Our obligation was… Continue reading

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Wow, am I happy with my new telephoto lens! Please remember that you can click on an image to enlarge it, and then click your back-button to go back to the article. This… Continue reading

Bodkin Creek

It was a beautiful morning for fishing, and Steve and I headed out on Route 100 to launch from Fort Smallwood in Pasadena, Anne Arundel County, which is new water for me, having… Continue reading

Clarksville to Crofton with a Gray Tree Frog

While driving into work this morning I noticed a common gray tree frog (Hyla versicolor) on the hood of my truck.  The faster I drove, the more the frog would hunker down in… Continue reading