“The Boy Scout Trail”, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, AL 4/1/20

Trails: an unofficial trail, sort of Length: 0.75 miles VIEW PHOTO GALLERY I first came across this spot over a decade ago, just a small pull off on a busy road that borders the refuge. Research on it has a Madison boy scout troop listed as those who maintain it, but that hasn't been done... Continue Reading →

“The Boy Scout Trail”, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, AL (video)

https://youtu.be/PqTegzo4CT4 A former boy scout trail off trail in Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, AL. I followed it for the short distance I could and then just wandered the woods, looking for what else I could find, enjoying the scenes along the way. If you like, please subscribe! Hit the bell to get notifications for new... Continue Reading →

50 Years of Earth Day…

Hard to think it's been 50 year since Senator Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes set into motion a movement of supporting environmental protection that's grown to what it is today. (though it was '69 when John McConnell first proposed a day to honor the earth at a UNESCO conference. I almost always spend it by... Continue Reading →

Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary: Deer Run, Tall Tupelos (video)

https://youtu.be/3Uz7Le_qrAk A walk through the eastern half of the Goldsmith-Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary as the floodwaters continued to rise. I explored the eastern half of the sanctuary as best I could with the area flooded, searching for wildflowers and the tall tupelo gum trees I saw here over a decade ago. If you like, please subscribe!... Continue Reading →

Hidden Springs of Barren Fork Creek, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, AL (video)

https://youtu.be/j3lmv1XKLds A walk upstream along Barren Fork Creek in Wheeler National Wildlife, AL. It's all off trail, full of river cane, springs, with several beaver dams and an interesting little surprise! If you like, please subscribe! Hit the bell to get notifications for new videos too! PLAYLISTS: Hiking Adventures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNawcj8GAboeSTrXlFWSiDrXyg Kayak Adventures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNawfd5iLwDFH9SeXum_MLAz5X Exploring Bankhead/Sipsey:... Continue Reading →

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