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The Scent of Pine Needles

Our local Park District set about purchasing Austrian Pines, I think it was probably in the 70’s.  They can grow to about 60 feet and have quite a girth – somewhere in the area of 40 feet.   19 more words

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The Beauty of Fall

I captured this image at one of our local parks the other day.

Dan O. De Ment

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Illinois River Valley from Grandview Drive Overlook

This is just one of four images I took yesterday from the Grandview Drive Overlook in Peoria Heights, Illinois.  I took the shots about noon, not a recommended time for light of course, but I wanted a hazy, distant look up the river valley. 100 more words

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Oaks Leave's variation of Yellow

This big oak, along Grandview Drive, really stood out the other day as we snaked our way along the drive.  The changing leaves seem to blur together with color.

Dan O. De Ment

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Rainy Days

Wind, rain and dark skies have settled in, arriving at the tail end of a beautiful display of flaming foliage in the countryside. I’m searching for the silver lining — while monitoring storm water and the erosion control practices on my woodlot. 7 more words

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