8 romantic garden and landscape walkways
Add interest and intrigue to your surroundings with a walkway that begs to be explored.
Photo of the day: Misty wetlands greeted by sunrise
Fog lingers over a pond as the sun rises over the Seney National Wildlife Refuge in Schoolcraft County, Michigan. Established in 1935 as a product of the Civilian Conservation Corps, the 95,212-acre refuge boasts 211 different species of bird, including ducks, eagles, osprey, cranes, loons and swans. In addition to its large avian population, it is called home by river otters, moose, gray wolves, beavers and black bears.
High Sierra Sanctuary by ~david richter photo
The 10,911 ft (3,326 m) Cathedral Peak towers over Upper Cathedral Lake and much of Yosemite National Park like an ancient sanctuary. During a colorful late August sunset the western slope picks up the last light of the day, as seen from the granite blocks 130 feet above the lake’s surface and a deer browsing in the meadow to the left of the lake.
While in the distance the peaks of Matterhorn Peak, Twin Peaks, Camiaca Peak (most distant, right behind Fairview Dome) and Sheep Peak (left to right) loom just as majestically over Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada range.
12 breathtaking photos to celebrate International Mountain Day
Constituting one quarter of the Earth’s surface, mountains are called home by 12 percent of the human population.