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A few years ago I was part of a team doing an environmental assessment for a local road project.  When I saw these giant bur oaks (all around four-and-a-half feet diameter at breast height), I knew I’d be among the … Continue reading

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The White Deer at the Orchid Patch

Beauty is common if you look for it, but it is truly rare to step into the wild’s inner sanctum, a place and condition apart from time and humanity. For me, I am always oblivious until I am there, when … Continue reading

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