A Good Year for a Pre-Marital-Moon

With all the excitement that came with the end of 2020, we decided to take a bit of a sabbatical. It was necessary time that we took to explore our actions and motives and to properly adapt and frame them for the road ahead of us. We are overjoyed—and anticipating …

A Night at River Creek

During our recent dive into the history of River Creek, we discovered that it’s one of the best examples of a Longleaf Pine/Wiregrass Ecosystem, and that in recent years efforts have been made to repopulate Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers in the area. These were the leading factors in our decision to get …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …