Beginner’s Nature Walk at Cheesequake State Park

Beginner’s Nature Walk at Cheesequake State Park

With easy highway access from the Garden State Parkway, Cheesequake is a great stop in Central Jersey for birdwatching, nature photography, hiking, and biking. In this short video I explore the surroundings of scenic Hooks Creek Lake.

Plan your visit to Cheesequake State Park in Old Bridge NJ – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/cheesequake.html

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November 2020, Gnome Hollow Preserve

November 2020, Gnome Hollow Preserve

Frelinghuysen Twp, NJ

A unique circular knot on a tree, overcast weather, and a wide angle lens were the main ingredients for this dreary-themed image.

Visit Gnome Hollow Preserve – http://www.ridgeandvalleyconservancy.org/gnomehollowpreserve

Electric Brook Falls in Autumn

Electric Brook Falls in Autumn

Schooley’s Mountain County Park, Washington Township NJ
October 2020

Visit Schooley’s Mountain County Park – https://www.morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/schooleys-mountain-county-park

Reflections on the South Branch

Reflections on the South Branch

Ken Lockwood Gorge WMA, Hunterdon County NJ

Angling the camera downward in portrait orientation allowed me to capture the reflecting colors of both the sky as well as the background foliage.

Plan your visit to Ken Lockwood Gorge – https://www.nynjtc.org/park/ken-lockwood-gorge-wildlife-management-area

Barred Owl in Morris County NJ

Barred Owl
Morris County NJ
October 2020

I was fortunate that this unexpected owl landed where I could photograph from a clear vantage point. I especially like the gently arched branch as well as the transitioning maple leaves.
Learn more about the Barred Owl –https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Barred_Owl/id

Exploring Glenhurst Meadows in Warren Township NJ

Exploring Glenhurst Meadows in Warren Township NJ


Consisting of over 100 acres, Glenhurst Meadows Nature Preserve is a park often flocked too by birders seeking Warblers and Sparrows. With frequently flooded trails proper footwear and preparation is a must.

Learn more about Glenhurst Meadows – https://warrennj.org/parks-trails-facilites/trails/

Find Glenhurst Meadows by GPS – https://goo.gl/maps/xBKvqvgwbf5PKio39
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