Category Archives: scenic photos

Land preservation is an important part of wildlife conservation. Without habitat there is no wildlife. So here are some scenic pictures to inspire our own sense of awe with the natural world.

Of Wood Frogs and Fairy Shrimp

I had the pleasure of taking some great hikers up into the Sawmill Hills of Florence, Massachusetts over the weekend.  We had a lot of fun!  The weather was incredible and the Hills never disappoint!  The vernal pools were dry … Continue reading

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Welcome to Summer in the Valley

Well, I’m staying in the Valley for the summer, instead of running dune tours on the Cape.  If this is what summer will be like in the Valley, bring it on.  I knew it was going to be a great … Continue reading

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Oh What a Beautiful Morning…..Tracking Animals at Marble Brook…

Oh boy what a morning at Marble Brook for the Kestrel Land Trust Tracking Hike!  The sun was shining, the temperature was a balmy 30 degrees, and the company was excellent!  And Marble Brook, its farmland, hemlock forest, and a … Continue reading

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Fun at Kestrel’s Fifth Annual 5k on the Hadley Green

What an incredible day for Kestrel’s 5k!  Beautiful sunshine, crisp fall air, cool temperatures for the runners and walkers.  What a day!  Congrats to all the participants and their supporters, as well as to all the sponsors.  A special shout … Continue reading

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Holy Hannah!!! Sandhill Cranes In the Hill Towns of Massachusetts!!!

So here’s the deal, my friend Laura told me that she had sandhill cranes in her yard in Chesterfield all summer long.  After admonishing her for not telling me because I would have driven back from the Cape to see … Continue reading

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