The rare and precious places
    in this crowded world,
where one finds
    wonder, stillness, inspiration,
        and the overwhelming beauty of nature
Life around camp, 100 million years apart

Life, 100 million years apart, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Creek meanderings in the morraine

Creek meanderings in the morraine, Banff National Park

Glassy water on Assiniboine Lake

Glassy water on Assiniboine Lake

View west from Northover Ridge, Kananaskis Country, Alberta.

View west from Northover Ridge, Kananaskis Country, Alberta.

Forest mushrooms, Banff National Park

Forest mushrooms, Banff National Park, Canada

Lake Reflections, Adamant Range, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Adamant Range, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Bouquetin (Ibix), Reserve Naturelle des Aiguilles Rouges, Chamonix, France

Bouquetin, Reserve Naturelle des Aiguilles Rouges, France

Wildflowers at Houston Lake, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Wildflowers at Houston Lake, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Ocean sunset near Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Crescent moon, near Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Bald eagles, Johnston Straight, British Columbia

Bald eagles having sushi, Johnston Straight, British Columbia

Cathedral Mountain through the clouds, Lake OHara, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Cathedral Mountain, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Sliky Scorpionweed (Phacelia sericea) in Waterton National Park, Alberta

Sliky Scorpionweed in Waterton National Park, Alberta

Moss Campion, Lyell Icefield, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Moss Campion, Icefall brook, Rocky Mtns, British Columbia

Stromatolites, one of the oldest lifeforms on Earth. Cervantes, Western Australia.

Stromatolites, ancient lifeform, Cervantes, Western Australia.

King Skink on Rottnest Island, Perth, Western Australia

King Skink on Rottnest Island, Perth, Western Australia

Forest mist, Juneau, Alaska

Forest mist, Juneau, Alaska

Camouflaged lizard, Canyonlands, Utah

Camouflaged lizard, Canyonlands, Utah

Forest sunset, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island.

Forest sunset, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island.

Waterfall in Echo Cove, Juneau, Alaska

Waterfall in Echo Cove, Juneau, Alaska

Marmot at McArthur Pass, Lake OHara, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Marmot at Lake O’Hara, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Coast mountains, between Juneau and Haines, Alaska

Coast mountains, between Juneau and Haines, Alaska

Under the forest floor, Cougar Creek, Bow Valley, Alberta

Under the forest floor, Cougar Creek, Bow Valley, Alberta

Icebergs in the evening

Icebergs in the evening, Juneau, Alaska

Coast mountains, Juneau, Alaska

Coast mountains, Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall glacier, Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall glacier, Juneau, Alaska

Bergs in the mist, Tracy Arm, Alaska

Bergs in the mist, Tracy Arm, Alaska

First sign of weather, Assiniboine Lake

Raindrops on Assiniboine Lake, British Columbia

Morning reflection in Glacier Lake, Saskatchewan Crossing, Banff National Park, Canada

Glacier Lake, Banff National Park, Canada

Rock ptarmigan, Kananaskis Park, Alberta

Rock ptarmigan, Kananaskis Park, Alberta

Bighorn sheep, Wilcox Pass, Banff National Park, Canada

Bighorn sheep, Wilcox Pass, Banff National Park, Canada

Ocean of wildflowers, Houston Lake, British Columbia

Ocean of wildflowers, Houston Lake, British Columbia

Badlands, Red Deer River, Alberta

Badlands, Red Deer River, Alberta