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Encounter with a Painted Turtle Hatchling

The other day I was launching my boat into Lake Puckaway to start work.  As I worked to free the boat from the trailer I noticed something swimming in the water below.  It was a tiny painted turtle hatchling more … Continue reading

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Burn Baby Burn, Prescribed Marsh Burn

I was driving home today when I noticed black clouds of smoke coming from the Rush Lake area.  I thought marsh might be on fire, and turned in that direction to investigate.  Sure enough the cattail marsh at Uihein Waterfowl … Continue reading

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The Power of Ice

In Wisconsin we should know better, but we forget that ice is power.  Our lakes like to remind us of this, with crystalline beauty and crushing power of ice with wind at its back.  Winnebago was gouged out by the … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Sun Again

Photographers spend a lot of time waiting for the sun to rise.  The so-called “magic hour,” when light can be amazing, is often coincided to be 1/2 hour before and a 1/2 hour after sunset.  On a frigid November morning … Continue reading

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New Blog

Welcome to the Lake and Wetland Ecosystems Blog.  This is the new home of the Winnebago Conservation Photography blog, and will include content expanded to all lake and wetland topics, including an expanded geographic area to include the entire mid-west. … Continue reading

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