Northern Michigan is a special place. It seems that no matter where you find yourself on a map, a preserve, natural area or recreational (or historical) park is not too far away…easily at a distance that would make for an unforgettable day trip. These protected areas are host to myriad habitats and species…each area just as […]Read More A Lofty Goal
Northern Michigan is known for its ‘sudden’ weather shifts. The morning may be quite rainy and humid. Later that morning, the winds can shift, causing a cold front to move in. And later that evening, the skies suddenly begin to rumble far off in the distance. All seems benign…until exiting the cover of the forest. The […]Read More A Bit of Northern Michigan
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