Author Archives: John Body

About John Body

I live in Western Massachusetts, in the incredibly beautiful Connecticut River Valley. I've been hiking, kayaking, and tracking wildlife throughout the Valley with lots of photos and videos that people may like to see. Whenever I travel I also take my cameras just in case I see great scenery or wildlife. My passion is wildlife conservation so I try to attend wildlife workshops and land preservation events (Habitat, Habitat, Habitat!). When I get a chance, I videotape the experts, they're just so knowledgeable and inspiring. I hope you enjoy my posts.

Butterflies Galore!

I had the pleasure of going on a butterfly walk with one of the best butterfliers around, and by around I mean the country!  Tom Gagnon took us out on the Bullit Reservation, part of the Trustees of Reservations.  Ah … Continue reading

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The Peregrines have Fledged!

Hello everyone,  Sorry I haven’t posted in a while.  I’ve been out in the field gathering footage for my new web series,  The Nature Nerds.  The first one will be on Vernal Pools with Brandon Abbott and Molly Hale as … Continue reading

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Trade in your snow shovels for Northern Shovelers!

Well instead of a quick nibbly at Panera, my friend Ann and I went to the small watering hole across from the horse barns at UMass to see a group of Northern Shovelers.  I’ve never seen them before.  Wow.  They … Continue reading

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All you want to know about trees!

Hey Everyone, I had the great pleasure of participating in a Kestrel Land Trust Walk and Talk, led by my good friend, Michael Wojtech., author of Bark, A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast. He is the Tree Guy!  … Continue reading

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Lions and tigers and…more like Da Bear and wacally wabbits…

Who knows what lurks in  your backyard when you’re not looking?  Last blog, I showed some pictures of bear tracks so I set up my remote camera to see what I could see… That was part of a song I … Continue reading

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