River Creek, A Storied Past and a Hopeful Future

River Creek, the Ralph and Alexandra Kauka Wildlife Management Area is a mouthful, the name stands out in a list because of, well, the names. Despite the curiosity, we delayed visiting Rivercreek, in much the same way as we avoided Chickasawhatchee WMA. Since our initial strategy for selecting WMAs had been to visit those farther from …

River Creek Roundup – Pollinator Pics

These photos are from our initial visit to River Creek, The Rolf and Alexandra Kauka WMA. Rebecca and I drove down to the old plantation outside of Thomasville, arriving just before dawn. We set out quietly on our hike, watching the forest slowly come alive with the rising sun. We were humbled by the …

Elmodel – Chasing the Gray Speedsters

Even in the middle of a South Georgia summer 6:00 AM can be brisk— and it was. This was Labor Day; Robert and I were trying not to wake anyone as we shuffled out of the house. We were on our way to meet up with a new friend: Tim. Tim had reached …

A Weeks’ End at St. Mark’s National Wildlife Refuge

Here are the promised photos from St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in North Florida. These comprise some of the most photogenetic birds I’ve seen in my six months of serious Wildlife Blogging and Photography. It has been an exciting few months and I’m looking forward to everything the future has …

Chickasawhatchee – Returning with a Watchful Eye

That midweek foray had piqued our interest. We made up our minds—and when Sunday came, we went back to Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area for a closer look. We left before dawn, as we often do, and arrived ahead of the sun. The pre-historic feel of Mud Creek Road, the same …

Chickasawhatchee WMA – A Photo Record

Last month we took several trips to Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area. Here are some of our favorite photos from the outings. To read about our first adventure on the property click here. More stories about our adventures are on the way! We are now selling prints! if you see something …

A Journey to Horse Creek WMA

July had been a month, each week a hectic rush of troublesome events and paradoxically wonderful moments. Some of it left us drained and emotionally tense, while other of it inspired abject joy and a deep sense of gratitude.  As a side effect of June’s pace, we only spent one …