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Diving with Tiger Sharks in the Bahamas – Trip Report

  “Tiger!” the captain yelled out in a thick Bahamian accent from his perch on the upper deck of our dive boat, the Thresher. Despite our entire group watching the water intently, his experience reading these waters were far superior. It was another 5 minutes before any of us could even make out the unusual dark shape approaching the stern. We had just dropped anchor at a remote dive...
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Support the National Park Service Legacy Act – It’s time to fix our national parks!

A recent bipartisan bill, aptly named the National Park Service Legacy Act (S 751/HR 2584), would allocate oil and gas royalties to address the current 12 billion dollar maintenance back log facing our national parks. Introduced by Senators Warner and Portman in addition to Representatives Hurd and Kilmer, this bill would direct the 12 billion dollars over 30 years to focus on the park...
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Mountain Bluebird Hatchlings Survive Flooding! National Elk Refuge News – June 23, 2017

  Recent flooding on the Gros Ventre River made local headlines earlier this month when high, fast moving water resulted in significant damage to roads and bridges along the river corridor. However, an occupied home that was also seriously threatened went relatively unnoticed, perhaps because the residents were small, winged, and blue. The National Elk Refuge is home to a Mountain Bluebird...
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A couple tricks to organizing your Lightroom workspace

Adobe Lightroom is by far the most widely used photo-editing and organization software on the market today! It is incredibly powerful and can be intimidating to new users (and continue to be daunting for even the most experienced user). Learning how to use this program from a professional instructor is definitely the best way to get started in Lightroom and will accelerate your abilities...
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Adobe Lightroom Tips: How to make a virtual copy.

There are times as you create the finishing touches on your images, you want to experiment with other “looks”.  Maybe you would like to see a version in black and white or use a Lightroom preset filter, or play with different exposure settings.  Lightroom allows you to create copies and do just that and not take up any more hard drive space.  Ready to enter the “virtual world” of...
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National Elk Refuge News – April 24th 2017

    The following is from the National Wildlife Refuge newsletter dated April 24, 2017. As a proud sponsor of Feathered Fridays we are excited to hear about how successful the program was this year. Thanks to the Teton Raptor Center and the National Elk Refuge for making this great program happen! — The National Elk Refuge winter season wrapped up earlier this month, with...
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