Wildlife Wednesday: Great Blue Heron


“Here is your country.
Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources,
cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage,
for your children and your children’s children.
Do not let selfish men or greedy interests
skin your country of its beauty,
its riches or its romance.”
Theodore Roosevelt
“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”
Gary Snyder
“The wild is where you find it,
not in some distant world relegated to a nostalgic past
or an idealized future;
its presence is not black or white, bad or good,
corrupted or innocent…
We are of that nature, not apart from it.
We survive because of it, not instead of it.”
Renee Askins



Photos by Woodland Gnome 2019



“The boundary between tame and wild
exists only in the imperfections
of the human mind.”
Aldo Leopold

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Lifelong teacher and gardener.

One response to “Wildlife Wednesday: Great Blue Heron

  1. Hey, ‘A Heron’s Garden’ just wrote about the great blue heron!

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