Category Archives: Woodlot

Images taken in our woodlot.

Icy Rut

Our woodlot has been actively harvested for generations. In places, deep ruts have appeared in the trails from the logging operations. Everything from horses and wagons and skids to more modern harvesting equipment. Water collects in the ruts and at … Continue reading

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Moses Lake, Curry Road

  Back in the interior of Yarmouth County lies the Curry Road. It is a twelve kilometre dirt road, best traversed with four-wheel drive, from Springhaven to Argyle Head. It wanders through pristine, unspoiled land, pot-marked by dozens of lakes … Continue reading

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Stumped

I saw some ducks on Spectacle Lake while I was walking one of the dogs. I went home and got my camera. As luck would have it they were still there when I got back. Of course, as I got … Continue reading

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Rose Hip on Ice

Two days of near record-setting temperatures have melted all the snow and ice but this rose hip. sheltered deep in our woodlot remained unscathed until today. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm – f 2.8 – Macro – ISO 200 – … Continue reading

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Ice in the Fork

Snow, earlier in the day, started to melt but as the temperature dropped precipitously in the afternoon the partially melted snow changed to ice, leaving crystallized structures such as this in the forks of the brush along the sides of … Continue reading

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Cedar Lake Bird Hunt

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. There are over 1,000,000 geocaches, located in virtually … Continue reading

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First Ice – Spectacle Lake

The freezing cold, driving wind and snow have given way to an unseasonably warm day with all the snow melting and ice still struggling to form on the lakes. Almost all the snow is gone again and I suspect that … Continue reading

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The Sentinel – Cedar lake

This driftwood sculpture marks the entrance to a carefully groomed path leading down to the shores of Cedar lake. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm – f 2.8 – Macro – ISO 200 – f13 – 1/45.

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Snow on Alder Cones

It is -10.2℃ and snowing today. If you know me, you know that as far as I’m concerned the only place for cold and snow is on the top of a mountain… in a picture… on a postcard…far, far away. … Continue reading

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Alder Leaf – Winter

Even withered, torn and utterly devoid of life this alder leaf, coated in rain, still manages to show off the beauty of nature. The structure of the leaf and the colours it has taken on rival what it is like, … Continue reading

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