• Kip’s Comments 8-15-17

      Sweet Marsh Progress Report Back in July raging flood waters broke through the dike/levee between Segment B (Marten’s Lake) and Segment A at Sweet Marsh. Intense scouring resulted in a 40′ x 60′ section of the dike being washed away with Marten’s Lake being drained. Officials from local, state, and federal agencies have been …

  • Kip’s Comments 8-14-17

      Making Snakes…Nope, Just Spooning For a little more than an hour I paddled my canoe on the Wapsipinicon River tonight. I had no fishing tackle with me, just my camera and a desire to enjoy the river.         I paddled upstream to a quiet backwater cove that often hosts a great …

  • Kip’s Comments 8-13-17

      A Proud Grandpa! I don’t do this very often due to privacy concerns, but I thought it was time once again to show off our grandkids. We were together to celebrate a special second birthday. I have a hunch our gatherings are about to get noisier, busier, and even more fun. Each child has …

  • Kip’s Comments 8-12-17

      Back To Basics Due to circumstances beyond my control, a number of life situations trumped getting out and doing any serious nature photography over the past few weeks. That happens every now and then, so I just get back into the swing of things when it possible. Early this morning I had some time …