Snails and concrete
Some images from kayaking under the new Harry Truman bridge spanning the Vernon River and Salt Marsh. The Fiddler crabs and Marsh Periwinkle take refuge on a few of the support pillars.
At the Sarge Disc Golf Course.
A patch of glasswort Salicornia viginica covering the intertidal zone the west side of Cumberland Island National Seashore.
I haven’t captured many photographs of Georgia’s diverse herpetofauna since moving here (… 3 years ago…). While Ohio has two treefrogs in genus Hyla, Georgia has six.
Johns ultra-light chair
John’s hammock set-up
My hammock set-up
Ash from a cigar
Despite our naiveté and a call for heavy rains, we stayed in hammocks at Cumberland. Worked out pretty well!
Behind the dunes, live oak Quercus virginiana dominate the canopy of the maritime forest on much of Cumberland Island. The oaks are covered in epiphytes and lichens, including resurrection ferns and Spanish moss, and the under story is thick with saw palmetto.
A few photographs of some of the mammals we saw at Cumberland Island. Knowing how ornery my father’s domesticated horses are, I did not want to approach the wild horses on the island… so you can see a couple in the background of those of those photographs.