https://youtu.be/IPetZ7iaAGI The new Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve, Huntsville, AL. I hiked the one mile Steve Fowler Loop Trail later in the day after the ceremony, finding lots of fungi, blackberries and an interesting mix of wetlands and woodlands. It's great to have more places to explore on the west side of Huntsville. Hope you enjoy... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/3--lr74uU1Y From today’s rainy grand opening of the Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve, the newest nature preserve in Huntsville, and one of the few areas on the west side of town to hike. We didn’t get to do the hike because of heavy rain, but I always enjoy attending these events. More photos after work...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ElCcKdZnXo A nice walk along the shore of Old Hickory Lake at Bledsoe Creek State Park, TN. I explored half of the Shoreline Trail, and then took the paved Birdsong Trail down to where it ends, passing a covered bridge, lots of deer, and a number of other wildlife. It was a great little adventure!... Continue Reading →
Trails: no trails Length: 2 miles VIEW PHOTO GALLERY I first visited Barren Fork Creek last year on my birthday, exploring by kayak upstream about a quarter of a mile to an island (and nearly losing my hat in the process). My original intentions were to go another half mile roughly upstream to see a... Continue Reading →
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 →
Hi all, haven't uploaded in a while. Overwhelmed and overworked, but will catch back up. I'm going to start collecting videos I post on YouTube and put them into one weekly segment on here, with the exception of this week! Here's part one of my January video uploads! Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-MuZLv4O7c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17GBDRbkH-A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gmDewJkaSE
https://youtu.be/VeBTeNsYwR8 Hiking the Boulder Canyon Nature Area, Library in the Forest, Vestavia, AL. Waterfalls, beautiful Patton Creek, and fall foliage. 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: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNawe2o6B9_GoCsRzIhz0PgWNz Sam & Robin's Adventure Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNaweiIjejlxQeC4cXlXDCMsfW Gear Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Moa2J22cYfQ&list=PLM-UD88jNawfdiNiuGEhiwvNjaFV4H6az Zen... Continue Reading →
Trails: Homewood Forest Preserve Trail Length: 1.65 miles VIEW PHOTO GALLERY I'd dropped off my brother at the airport after a weekend visit, and having some time to explore around, decided to hike this and two other smaller preserves in the suburbs of Birmingham. Located on the north-facing slope of Shades Mountain, Homewood Forest Preserve... Continue Reading →