Snowed on and off all day today and not going to let up until tomorrow. Not much inspiration these days at all. Haven't been on the snowshoes this year. The foot doctor advised me that my foot problem may have been aggravated by the snowshoes, so I have stayed away from them. Anyway these are the two springy horses down at the town beach barely showing their heads. The snowmobiles are just missing them.
Logging is at work all year round, right now they are just finishing up on the Everett Lake Rd. The workers have been at it since the fall, right now they are by Babs Lake. Jack Pine, Spruce, Poplar and Birch are the main species Pine and Spruce for saw logs and Poplar and Birch for chip board. All species are transported by trucks to different mills. Elk Lake has a mill for lumber and Englehart has the chip board mill. The chip board mill takes in 100 truck loads a day from all over the area to keep it working. Here are a couple of pics near the latest cut nearby.
Great day today warm almost felt like spring. Our groundhogs couldn't come up through the snow to see his shadow or not. We always have six more weeks of winter anyway. A couple of pics from Duncan Lake the other day. One I may have gone a little overboard with.
First time in Gowganda was 1968 with the Dept. of Lands and Forests, doing a soil and vegetation study for the Wildlife Productivity Inventory. While here found the country amazing, the boreal forest the lakes at every turn and the air clean and fresh. It didn't take long back then to get the camera out and start recording some of the sights I'd seen. Since then with a few layoffs in photography its good to get right back at it. Putting your pictures on a blog like this forces you to go out and take more pics, which is the goal of this site.
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