New Camera!!

For the last 3 years, I’ve been using a Canon Powershot A700. It’s a 6 megapixel camera with 6x zoom and I really like it. It works great for insects with a terrific macro capability and enough zoom so that I don’t have to necessarily be right on top of my subject. But […]

Gomphus sp.

I’m reasonably sure that they’re either Plains (Gomphus externus) or Pronghorn (G. grazlinellus) Clubtails, but those two are VERY difficult to differentiate. […]

Shawnee Creek

I spent the work day driving to some of our field offices and managed to take my lunch break at Shawnee Campground. This is a small, primitive campground that sits at the mouth of Shawnee Creek on the extreme lower Jack’s Fork River. […]

Weekend Birds

I was planning to go out this past weekend and look for warblers, hoping to find some migrants still passing though. Unfortunately it was a nasty, rainy weekend and I was limping around from an accident involving my riding mower and a tree, so I didn’t get to spend much time outside. I did […]


Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) is one of my absolute favorite wildflowers. […]