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  1. Greg Shchepanek

    More Photography Awards This Time Featuring Mangroves

    I do so love photography competitions I have won two in my adventures in photos of nature and both were international competitions :D https://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-54241533?fbclid=IwAR2-eWdlXa1hj2yqkUr7LMBfLE7VJOnjQW9LrhUs4QsTnW1bNZ3xXtrkBcY Have you ever won a Photography Competition?
  2. Greg Shchepanek

    Biodiversity Day: May 22

    Today is #BiodiversityDay : Our solutions are in nature. Nothing more biodiverse than a Milkweed patch, Brown-belted Bumble Bee (Bombus griseocollis) Alleyn-et-Cawood, Quebec, Canada. Panasonic DMC-ZS20 • ƒ/3.3 4.3 mm 1/100 160 Flash (off, did not fire)
  3. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Bogs and Fens: Special Wetland Environments

    Showy Lady's Slippers Orchid (Cypripedium reginae) Purdon Conservation Area, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. Majority of the conservation area is a large Fen where the orchids bloom. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.5 28.0 mm 1/80 100 Flash (off, did not fire)
  4. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Ramsar site no. 1888: Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

    Such a very special place and home to the National Audubon Society, Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Florida, United States. My favourite Ramsar Site of Eastern North America is full of amazing creatures and I describe it as an outdoor museum. Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei) Audubon Corkscrew...
  5. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Special Place #2: The American Desert

    I love love the Desert with great fondness and am in my element every time I am there...I cannot wait to get back there. Today's ecosystem to highlight is the American Desert: Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, United States. The hottest place in North America on...
  6. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Your Favourite Special Place Ecosystem on this Planet?

    I would have say mine are: Number 1 = Canada's Arctic; #2 American Desert and #3 Wetlands. What are yours? #1 Canada's Arctic #2 American Desert #3 Wetlands