In my absence from my blog, I have been enjoying numerous hikes around the Grand Traverse region. And during these hikes, I have been quite taken with the myriad tree species that call Northern Michigan home. Both conifers and deciduous varieties coexist among the rolling hills, the pristine shores and secluded wetlands. It is this species […]Read More The Red Oak: An Old Friend
Time, as it is known to humankind, is primarily unidirectional. Time moves forward…from point “A” to point “B”. It is measured fairly precisely…by an atomic clock no less. Humans see time as it befits our day to day activities (work, recreation, eating, lounging, conversation etc.). Over the past few weeks, I have been deep […]Read More A Matter of Interpretation?
Tonight’s post will contain few words. Instead, this post will focus solely on a few photographs (captured with my Kodak P-880) from a recent visit to one of my all-time favorite places, Deepwater Point. Enjoy! Thanks for taking time out of your day to visit my page. 🙂 -Adam K.Read More Deepwater Point Natural Area
The late day sun offered a golden glow to the flowing sea of grasses lining the trail. The leaves of trees rustled gently, carrying with it the honey-sweet symphony of birds hidden in the underbrush. I had come out to this trail head in hopes of capturing some great shots of the songbirds that frequent this […]Read More Boardman River Meadow Loop Trail
I recall speaking to a friend during an ecology course about the creation of this guide. I was bubbling with excitement just thinking about it. Having been a huge fan of the Grass River Natural Area since my youth, the publishing of this guide put a smile across my face. I simply love field guides. Regionally […]Read More Grass River Natural Area Field Guide
A few weeks back, my mother and I assisted the Grand Traverse Conservation District staff plant Milkweed plugs along the banks of the Boardman River. This section of the river, and many others, have been restored to flow along a more natural path (after the removal of the aging dam). Spring 2017 The restoration efforts entailed […]Read More Boardman River Restoration: Planting Milkweed
In an age when smart phones have become the camera of choice, bridge cameras have largely been put aside and forgotten. And why not? The phone camera is simple to operate, pocket-able, and captures moments that can quickly be shared to social media. Plus. phone cameras have come a long way– I am always impressed with […]Read More In Defense of the Bridge Camera