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Piedmont NWR

I visited Piedmont NWR on Tuesday as part of the annual southeast regional fire management workshop for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  We visited several areas of the refuge and discussed various habitat management efforts that involved prescribed fire … Continue reading

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In the Gulf for two weeks

I am on assignment on the Gulf Coast helping out with the Oil Spill.  Right now I don’t have much to share, I spent yesterday completing all the mandatory training and I am now stationed in Navarre, FL.  I will … Continue reading

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Muhly Grass Blooming

The muhlenbergia is blooming on the refuge, this area burned in a wildfire in July. Muhly grass responds very quickly to fire, we see the most blooms after a late spring early summer fire which is the typical fire season … Continue reading

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TTI Grand Opening

I attended Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge’s grand opening for the new public parking lot and Marsh Trail. The morning included a bird watching trip, guided kayaking, a nature walk, and a fly fishing demonstration. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Running North

Took this picture on my trip out to check out an area we hope to burn this week, small aperture with a long exposure and low ISO give us the movement.

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Fog on the road

This morning Alligator Alley and State Road 29 were closed down to heavy fog, the fog was like a wall, at times there was as little as five to ten feet of visibility.

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blimps, fire, orchids, and lightning

Another day out on the panther pasture, we were out looking for lightning strikes from the day before when a few new fires popped up out side of the refuge. A short explanation on the lightning tracking is due I … Continue reading

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