Trip Pics

 

– – – – – – – – – – – CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA – – – – – – – – – – – –

Mobius Arch  -  Arch Loop Trail  -  Alabama Hills Recreation Area, California


&spspspsp;Clouds and Mt. Whitney (right)  -  Mt. Whitney Trail  -   Inyo National Forest, California&spspspsps;Snow on Eastern Sierra Nevada peak  -  Mt. Whitney Trail  -   Inyo National Forest, California


&spspspspspspspsps;Woolly Mule Ears  -   Inyo National Forest, California&pspspspsps;Reflection in Silver Lake  -  June Lake Loop Road  -   Inyo National Forest, California


Clouds over the Eastern Sierra Nevada  -  Movie Road  -   Alabama Hills Recreation Area, CaliforniaWildflowers, Eastern Sierra Nevada  -  Owens Gorge Road  -   Mono County, CaliforniaEastern Sierra Nevada through Lathe Arch  -  Arch Loop Trail  -   Alabama Hills Recreation Area, California


&spspspspspspspsps;Bristlecone Pine trunks  -  Discovery Trail  -  Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California&pspspspsps;Bristlecone Pine tree  -  Discovery Trail  -  Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California


Bristlecone Pine detail  -  Discovery Trail  -  Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California&spsps;Desert Paintbrush  -  McGee Creek Trail  -  Inyo National Forest, CaliforniaEye of Alabama Arch  -  Movie Road  -   Alabama Hills Recreation Area, California

Reflection in Convict Lake  -  Inyo National Forest, California

Conifers  -  Inyo Craters Trail  -  Inyo National Forest, California


&spspspsp;Reflection in Grant Lake  -  June Lake Loop Road  -  Inyo National Forest, California&spspspsps;Snow-covered peaks reflected in Lower Twin Lake  -  Mammoth Lakes Area  -  Inyo National Forest, California

Lichen on granite, Eastern Sierra Nevada  -  Arch Loop Trail  -  Alabama Hills Recreation Area, California


Reflection in Convict Lake  -  Inyo National Forest, California&spsps;Prince’s Plumes  -  Inyo National Forest, CaliforniaSnow-covered peaks, Eastern Sierra Nevada  -  Scenic Loop Road  -  Mammoth Lakes Area, California


&spspspsp;Mariposa Lily  -  Parker Lake Trail  -  June Lake Loop Road  -  Inyo National Forest, California&spspspsps;Reflection in Convict Lake  -  Inyo National Forest, California

View of snow-covered peaks  -  McGee Creek Road  -  Inyo National Forest, California


&spspspspspspspsps;Desert Paintbrush  -  Hot Creek Geological Site  -  Inyo National Forest, California&pspspspsps;Mariposa Lily  -  Parker Lake Trail  -  June Lake Loop Road  -  Inyo National Forest, California


&spspspsp;Reflection in Caples Lake  -  Eldorado National Forest, California&spspspsps;Reflection of Eastern Sierra Nevada peaks in Mono Lake  -  South Tufa Area  -  Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area, California


&spspspsp;Wild Blue Flag Iris  -  Silver Lake  -  Inyo National Forest, California&spspspsps;Red Lake  -  Red Lake Wildlife Area, California


&spspspspspspspsps;Phlox  -  Donner Summit Bridge Area  -  Highway 40 Scenic Bypass  -  Nevada County, California&pspspspsps;Mountain Pride Penstemon  -  Donner Summit Bridge Area  -  Highway 40 Scenic Bypass  -  Nevada County, California


&spspspsp;Snow and reflection in Caples Lake  -  Eldorado National Forest, California&spspspsps;Woolly Mule Ears  -  McGee Creek Road  -  Inyo National Forest, California

Eagle Falls and Emerald Bay  -  Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest, California


&spspspsp;Rocks and Lake Tahoe  -  Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada&spspspsps;Eagle Falls  -  Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest, California

Whitney Portal Falls  -  Inyo National Forest, California


&spspspsp;Eagle Falls  -  Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest, California&spspspsps;Rocks and Reflection, Lake Tahoe  -  Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada

Rocks and Lake Tahoe  -  Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada


&spspspsp;Desert Paintbrush  -  Discovery Trail  -  Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California&spspspsps;Yellow Salsify  -  Convict Lake  -  Inyo National Forest, California

Lassen Peak and reflection in Manzanita Lake  -  Lassen Volcanic National Park, California

 

– – – – – – – – – – – NORTH CAROLINA – – – – – – – – – – – –

Bloodroot  -  Talking Trees Trail  -  Holmes Educational State Forest, North Carolina


&spspspsp;Spring Beauty  -  Talking Trees Trail  -  Holmes Educational State Forest, North Carolina  &spspspsps;Oconee Bell  -  Soil and Water Conservation Trail  -  Holmes Educational State Forest, North Carolina


&spspspspspspspsps;Waterfall on Cedar Rock Creek  -  Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina  &pspspspsps;Sweet Betsy  -  Childers Tract  -  Pacolet Area Conservancy, North Carolina


Sweet White Trillium  -  Childers Tract  -  Pacolet Area Conservancy, North Carolina  &spsps;Jack-in-the-Pulpit  -  Holmes Educational State Forest, North Carolina  Courthouse Falls  -  Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina

Cascades on Courthouse Creek  -  Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina


&spspspsp;Sunlit conifer and low clouds  -  Wolf Mountain Overlook  -  Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina  &spspspsps;Pinkshell azalea and mountain ridge  -  Approx MM 425.2  -  Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

Looking Glass Rock  -  Approx MM 417.6  -  Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

Moore Cove Falls  -  Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina


Mountain laurel and mountain ridges  -  Approx MM 411.8  -  Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina  Lower Falls  -  Graveyard Fields  -  Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina Looking Glass Rock  -  Log Hollow Overlook  -  Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

Sunrise  -  Pounding Mill Overlook  -  Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

 

– – – – – – – – – – – ARIZONA – – – – – – – – – – –   

Saguaros  -  Saguaro National Park (West Section), Arizona


&spspspsp;Hybrid Torch Cactus  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona&spspspsps;Prickly Pear Cactus Bloom with Bee  -  Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Arizona


Costa’s Hummingbird   -  Hummingbird Aviary  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona&spsps;Black and Tan Page Butterfly  -  Butterfly Wonderland  -  Scottsdale, ArizonaBroad-billed Hummingbird   -  Hummingbird Aviary  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona


&spspspspspspspsps;View of Cactus Garden  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona&pspspspsps;Cactus Trunk and Buds  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona


Prickly Pear Cactus Bloom  -  Desert Botanical Garden  -  Phoenix, Arizona&spsps;Hybrid Torch Cactus  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, ArizonaHybrid Torch Cactus  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona


&spspspsp;Golden Barrel Cacti  -  Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Arizona&spspspsps;Saguaro Cactus Blooms  -  Saguaro Trail  -  McDowell Sonoran Preserve  -  Scottsdale, Arizona


&spspspspspspspsps;Saguaro Cactus Bloom  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona&pspspspsps;Echinopsis huascha  -  Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Arizona

Greater Flamingo   -  Phoenix Zoo  -  Phoenix, ArizonaBighorn Sheep: Ewe with less-than-2-hour-old Lamb  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, ArizonaSnowy Egret  -  Phoenix Zoo  -  Phoenix, Arizona


Malachite Butterfly  -  Butterfly Wonderland  -  Scottsdale, ArizonaDoris Longwing Butterfly  -  Butterfly Wonderland  -  Scottsdale, ArizonaGiant Swallowtail Butterflies mating  -  Desert Botanical Garden  -  Phoenix, Arizona


Teddy Bear Cholla and Saguaro Cacti  - 104th Street Trail  -  McDowell Sonoran Preserve  -  Scottsdale, Arizona&spsps;Saguaro Cactus with Sunstar  -  Saguaro Trail  -  McDowell Sonoran Preserve  -  Scottsdale, ArizonaSaguaro Cacti and Ocotillo at Sunset  -  Saguaro National Park (West Section), Arizona

Backlit Teddy Bear Cholla Cactus  -  Saguaro Trail  -  McDowell Sonoran Preserve  -  Scottsdale, Arizona

Echinopsis candicans  -  Desert Botanical Garden  -  Phoenix, ArizonaDemonstration Garden  -  Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, ArizonaStrawberry Hedgehog Cactus  -  Yavapai Vista Trail  -  Red Rock Country  -  Coconino National Forest, Arizona


&spspspsp;Courthouse Butte framed by a Juniper  -  Courthouse Butte Vista Trail  -  Red Rock Country  -  Coconino National Forest, Arizona&spspspsps;Red Rock Formation and Lenticular Cloud  -  Sedona, Arizona


&spspspspspspspsps;Cathedral Rock, Reflection in Oak Creek  -  Red Rock Crossing  -  Coconino National Forest, Arizona&pspspspsps;View from Schnebly Hill Road  -  Red Rock Country  -  Coconino National Forest, Arizona


&spspspspspspspsps;Great Egret with Nesting Material  -  Phoenix Zoo  -  Phoenix, Arizona&pspspspsps;Round-tailed Ground Squirrel  -  Desert Botanical Garden  -  Phoenix, Arizona

Spiny-tailed Iguana  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, ArizonaWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake  -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, ArizonaArizona Mountain Kingsnake  -  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, Arizona


Backlit African Tulip Tree Blooms  -  Phoenix Zoo  -  Phoenix, ArizonaGiant Yucca  -  Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, ArizonaPrickly Pear Cactus Bloom and Bud  -  Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, Arizona

Saguaro Cacti and Ocotillo at Twilight  -  Saguaro National Park (West Section), Arizona

– – – – – – – – – – – FLORIDA – – – – – – – – – – – –  


&spspspsp;Seedbox  -  Bird Rookery Swamp Trail  -  Collier County, Florida  &spspspsps;Black-crowned Night Heron  -  Shark Valley Area  -  Everglades National Park, Florida


&spspspspspspi;Green Heron  -  Shark Valley Area  -  Everglades National Park, Florida  &spspspspspspsp;Alligator  -  Shark Valley Area  -  Everglades National Park, Florida


Alligator  -  Shark Valley Area  -  Everglades National Park, Florida  Paurotis Pond Reflection  -  Everglades National Park, Florida  Osprey  -  Flamingo Area  -  Everglades National Park, Florida


&spspspspspspi;Spadderdock  -  Anhinga Trail  -  Everglades National Park, Florida  &spspspspspspsp;Abstract Reflection  -  Flamingo Area  -  Everglades National Park, Florida


&spspspspspspspsps;Yellow-crowned Night Heron  -  Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida  &pspspspsps;Reddish Egret  -  Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Reddish Egret  -  Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida


&spspspsp;White Ibises  -  Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida  &spspspsps;White Pelicans  -  Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida


&spspspspspspi;Shell, Surf, and Sky  -  North Lido Beach  -  Sarasota County, Florida  &spspspspspspsp;Great Egret  -  New Pass  -  Sarasota County, Florida

Limpkin  -  The Celery Fields  -  Sarasota County, Florida


Roserush  -  Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida  &spsps;Great Blue Heron  -  Myakka River State Park, Florida  Philodendron Leaf  -  Marie Selby Botanical Gardens  -  Sarasota, Florida


&spspspspspspi;Agave  -  Marie Selby Botanical Gardens  -  Sarasota, Florida  &spspspspspspsp;Lizard shadow on palm frond  -  Marie Selby Botanical Gardens  -  Sarasota, Florida

Black-hooded Parakeet   -  The Celery Fields  -  Sarasota County, Florida