I have some new trees growing and my ferns look bad.
Will adding homemade wood chips to my woods help accelerate their recovery?
Our trip to the northern range of the redwoods.
Can I restore the native plants in the woods in my backyard?
Some photos from my trip to Death Valley National Park
Some snapshots from our trip to Arizona.
Photos from our trip to California.
Some photos of the 17 year cicadas emerging at Tinker's Creek reservation
A shot of a Carolina chickadee in Columbus and black cap in Cleveland on a cool August morning.
Wet foliage in the Rocky River Reservation.
Some random photos I've been taking recently.
More black capped chickadees in the trees.
Photos of Japanese larch and Douglas fir cones.
Photos of a woodpecker and wren after being banded.
An experiment to see how the quantity and quality of the light changes the feel of a photo.
The bird that has kept me shooting outdoors during the winter.
Some chickadees and some birds being banded at the Rocky River Nature center.
A couple of shots of a chickadee and nuthatch hand feeding at the Rocky River Reservation.
A few photos of lemurs and marsupials on display at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
A hodgepodge of photos from the last couple of weeks of shooting.
Photos from my recent visit to the Toledo Zoo.
More animals from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Some shots I got of the fall color during a sunrise at the Rocky River Reservation.
Some photos I took at the bird feeders at the Rocky River Reservation.
The hemlock forests of Blackwater Falls State Park in West Virginia.
The challenges of photographing the hemlock tree.
Some photos and initial observations about my new camera.
Some photos and some interesting facts about my favorite species of goose, the Canada goose.
Have you ever wondered what the tallest tree in the world is? The widest? The most massive? Then you need to learn about this family of trees.
Norway spruce saplings are popping up in the Cleveland Metro Parks more easily than our native conifers.
I finally found an eastern hemlock sapling at the Rocky River Reservation that doesn't appear to be planted.
The tamarack and peet bogs of northeast Ohio.
More photos from my trip to Sequoia National Park
An indignant Carolina Wren waits to be released after being banded at the Rocky River Reservation.
How to identify the American Beech tree in winter.
Learn how to hand feed your local chickadees.
My favorite native member of the Cupressus family, the Eastern Red Cedar.
A little bit of the southern swamps in Northeast Ohio.
One of my favorite conifers that is native to Ohio, the eastern white pine.
Pine cones in a bowl. Confessions of a pine cone geek.
Learn more about an unusual mix of Eastern Hemlock and Carolina Hemlock at Kendall Ledges in CVNP.
Want to see some forest primeval? Visit the Forest Cathedral in Cook Forest State Park.
A grove of Eastern Hemlock in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Isn't the Giant Sequoia amazing? General Sherman, the largest tree in the world.
Would you really want to turn a whale into a steak and oil? I'd rather enjoy it's acrobatics.