Common Loon in Flight at Big Woods Lake - Image 495128 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 4-7-18

  A Cold Morning Big Woods Lake Wildlife Extravaganza Yesterday I paddled my kayak at Big Woods Lake and saw a variety of wildlife. Unfortunately, I was forced to shoot the pictures against a gray sky due to weather conditions. When I saw this morning that our sky was bright blue and cloud free, I decided …

Common Loon at Big Woods Lake - Image 432378 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 4-21-17

  Surprises at Big Woods Lake Early this morning I was paddling my kayak on Big Woods Lake near Cedar Falls. My hopes were that I might see (and hopefully photograph) a “not regularly seen in Iowa” species or two. My chances of success were minimal, but a person never really knows what they are …

Wild Turkeys - Image 395256

Kip’s Comments 9-3-16

  Stand By Me Emerson and Logan were looking out the window today when suddenly she called to me…”Grandpa, look at the turkeys, GRANDPA, LOOK AT THE TURKEYS!” I peaked out her window and saw the source of her excitement – a flock of wild turkeys, possible a couple of family unit’s worth, working their …