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Nature Walk: Christopher B Smith Preserve in Naples, Florida

Regular Nature Walk posts will return next month with the unveiling of the results of my yearlong photography project.  In the meantime, please enjoy the photos and this recounting of my recent adventures in the Christopher B. Smith Preserve located in Naples, Florida, USA. I recently had the opportunity to go on a tour of the Christopher B. Smith Preserve…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 9: June

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States from 10:30am-11:30am   Weather: Sunny, windy and very low humidity, 75°F – High: 86°F  Low: 73°F Catch up on The Nature Walk Project: Month 1: October, Month 2: November, Month 3: December, Month 4: January, Month 5: February, Month 6: March, Month 7: April, Month 8: May It’s officially hurricane season in Florida and there is no shortage of wind or…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 8: May

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States from 10:30am-11:30am   Weather: Sunny and slightly overcast, 70°F – High: 76°F  Low: 63°F Catch up on The Nature Walk Project: Month 1: October, Month 2: November, Month 3: December, Month 4: January, Month 5: February, Month 6: March, Month 7: April Spring continues to bloom around the lake.  Every time I visit this bit of nature I see more and…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 7: April

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States from 10:30am-11:30am  Weather: Sunny and windy, 77°F – High: 86°F  Low: 63°F Catch up on The Nature Walk Project: Month 1: October, Month 2: November, Month 3: December, Month 4: January, Month 5: February, Month 6: March It’s April and Spring is official, even though the weather in Florida has felt like spring since late February, but that’s why so many…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 6: March

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States from 5:00pm-6:00pm    Weather: Sunny and windy, 84°F – High: 85°F  Low: 68°F Catch up on The Nature Walk Project: Month 1: October, Month 2: November, Month 3: December, Month 4: January, Month 5: February I spent last month looking down, taking photos of the water’s edge and all of the tiny bits of nature that live along it.  Today,…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 5: February

Location: Orlando, Florida from 2:00pm-3:00pm    Weather: Sunny, 72°F – High: 82°F  Low: 60°F Catch up on The Nature Walk Project: Month 1: October, Month 2: November, Month 3: December, Month 4: January As I walk along the lakeside path, the now familiar crunch of crushed shell and sand beneath my feet, feels welcoming.  Shortly after arriving at the lake, I…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 4: January

Location: Orlando, Florida from 9:00am-10:00am    Weather: Sunny and Slightly Breezy, 69°F – High: 76°F  Low: 55°F Catch up on The Nature Walk Project: Month 1: October, Month 2: November, Month 3: December I step onto the lake path and see that a light drizzle has left everything dewey and glistening. There’s a slight breeze blowing, creating small swells across the…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 3: December

Location: Orlando, Florida from 1:00pm-2:00pm    Weather: Sunny, 79°F – High: 79°F  Low: 62°F It’s December in Florida, which means I’m sitting on my bench (see the October post for more about “my bench”) in shorts and a t-shirt. I’m out later than usual and the light is certainly different, very bright and directly overhead. This time of day is…

The Nature Walk Project – Month 2: November

Location: Orlando, Florida from 11:00am-12:00pm Weather: Sunny, 69°F – High: 74°F  Low: 65°F It’s already been a month since my first Nature Walk! During October the temperatures crept up to the high 80’s and even the low 90’s, but now they’ve dipped back down into the 70’s. I suspect this won’t last long and we’ll get few more weeks of…