Photo Exhibit – Plainfield Wildlife Part 2

September 14, 2017  •  2 Comments
I would just like to thank everyone who came out and will come out to see the exhibit at the Plainfield Library. There are still a few weeks left to go on down there to see the wildlife and pick up some free swag too. I usually make sure there are some 4X6 photos to take home on a table by the entrance.
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Monarch Update 2

September 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
We've verified that 2 monarch larvae have made their temporary quarters in our backyard. They seem to add significant body mass almost every day. This makes sense given the warm days of summer are numbered and their goal is to pack on the milligrams with the hope of metamorphosing many weeks before the first frost. The milkweeds look like Swiss che...
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Pup Update 04

August 31, 2017  •  8 Comments
The local poop factory (gaggle of 9 goslings and 2 parents) has, for the most part, kept the foxes away and so I’ve had no real sense of whether any of the fox pups are still claiming this area as part of their territory. Then I took a series of shots that put that question to rest. The pic below is of a half-size fox. Its fantastic to see a little...
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Monarch Update 1

August 24, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The plan to aid monarch populations in the area by planting milkweed is working. After weeks of sporadically checking under the leaves, the first monarch caterpillar (see below) has been spotted. The little guy is only about a quarter inch or so but may (one can hope) be 1 of a few in the area. Will they all or any of them make it to chrysalis stag...
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Photo Exhibit – Plainfield Wildlife

August 17, 2017  •  1 Comment
The Plainfield library is truly 1 of the best around. They always have amazing local stuff exhibited and for the next few weeks they’ll be exhibiting MY STUFF! So if you want to get a look at 36 wildlife shots I’ve taken recently in the Plainfield City area IN LARGE FORMAT go on down there. It’s in the lower level in the Anne Louise Davis Room. Tha...
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