Swamp Work Part III

Similar posts: Swamp Work & More Swamp Work. More happenings in the woods and swamps of SE Texas: So, I love my job, even when I’m wading in chest deep water. Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do! Luckily we didn’t see any alligators or water moccasins! You know it’s a good day when […]

Wildlife Encounters: Speckled King Snake

I was a bit late in getting the perfect shot of this speckled king snake. We were driving down a narrow dirt road through private property, returning from the Preserve when I noticed a bit late that the stick laying across the edge of the road was in fact a speckled king snake. A quick […]

Texas Wildflowers: Gaura coccinea, Scarlet gaura

Scarlet gaura is a fairly common herb growing in the central and western United States. Part of the evening primrose family, Onagraceae, it seems to have a variety of color shades. A quick search yields photos of truly scarlet flowers to pink and then white varieties as well. It seems that this plant can be […]

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