The Backbone Trail in Kisatchie National Forest

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The Backbone Trail is a 7.8 mile trek through the pine forests of Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana. You'll enjoy hilly but relatively easy...

Nature gift on a forest trail. Geocache adventures! Hidden 8/19/2022

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Here's your adventure coordinates: N 30°15.4336 W 091° 58.9469 I have a geocaching adventure for you with a small prize for being the first to the cache!...

The wildlife of Lake Martin, Louisiana

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I was able to take a much needed kayak trip on my birthday. It was very fun and just what I needed at the...

Summer Stargazing & Astrophotography in Pecan Island, LA

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It was clear skies, relatively cool outside for Louisiana, and the moon was at 3% with an early setting time. A great night for...

Natural Culture: February finds

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Had a good amount of finds in February, and also started cleaning and organizing old finds. Here's some things about halfway through the cleaning...

First Spring camping trip with friends at Indian Creek, Louisiana

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As the Earth rotates along her axis, the stars appear to move across the sky. After capturing over an hour of light, that movement appears as the star trails you see here.

The Orion Constellation & Barnard’s Loop taken with a DSLR

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I wanted to capture my first deep sky object and the Orion Constellation is a beautiful and easy target. The scale of this object is unimaginable. The entire span of our solar system would barely register as a pixel in this image.

My first Milky Way photograph

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The conditions were near perfect for astrophotography so I head out to my family's camp in a dark zone with some friends. We could see the Milky Way's outer arm with the naked eye.

A week in the Smoky Mountains

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The trek up to Clingman's dome was some of the most pleasant hiking I've ever experienced. It was about 68 degrees, overcast, and every now and then a very slight mist would past through. The scenery and hiking trails were beautiful and had new sites at every bend.

Spelunking for Ruby Falls

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Ruby Falls is a 145 foot waterfall about 1,120 feet underground inside the caverns of Lookout Mountain. To see it, you need to spelunk deep into the Ruby Falls Cave in Chattanooga, Tennessee.