If alphabets represent the sounds of language, can texture articulate the harmonies of nature?
USA: California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara, Arroyo Burro Beach (aka Hendry’s Beach)
USA: California, Ragged Point, southern end of Big Sur, Monteray cypress trees (Cupressus macrocarpa)
USA Vermont, Lamoille County, Stowe (Morrisville), Jopson Lane, after winter icestorm
California: Death Valley NP, Artist’s Drive, detail and texture of rock formations, mineral deposits and volcanic ash cemented in rock.
ARG Valdes Peninsula, Argentina: Valdes Peninsula, Patagonia, Chubut Province, Punta Delgada, beach on Atlantic Ocean, red seaweed on sand
Canada: British Columbia, Mica Dam Road views, rivulet of water (marked # 243) near Downie Creek flowing into Lake Revelstoke (part of the Columbia River), Indian Paintbrush in bloom
USA: California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara, Hendry’s Beach in morning mist,
East Africa, Kenya, Pammie’s safari, Amboseli Reserve, dried surface of Amboseli Lake bed (soil is white from the alkalinity)
USA: Oregon, Columbia River Basin, Columbia Gorge, wet cliff wall vegetation at Wahkeena Falls
USA New Jersey, Watchung, Raritan River Basin, Green Brook subBasin, Watchung Reservation, Green Brook just below Seeley’s Pond in winter, sun and trees reflected in water
USA California, Los Padres National Forest, (from Paradise Road access off Rt 153 to Santa Ynez Valley), Santa Ynez River, dry stream bed due to 3 year drought
Canada: Alberta, Columbia Icefield Parkway, Sunwapta Falls
USA: Wyoming, Mississipppi River Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Artist Point, southern rim of canyon with conifers below Lower Yellowstone Falls
East AFrica: Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park /Ishasha, African common white butterflies (Belenois creona severina) on moist patch in road after rain, aqua-green swallowtail butterfly (Papilio Bromius , Broad green-banded swallowtail) flying off
View more textures of nature in our Flickr album!
Posted in response to “Alphabet” – Word a Week Photo Challenge.
Posted by Jasmine Graf, Associate Director of No Water No Life.
No Water – No Life!
Let’s protect it!
Caribbean: Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, turtle farm, green sea turtles (“Chelonia mydas”) swimming,
Zambia: Livingston, two men poling dugout canoe across Zambezi River upstream off Victoria Falls
Botswana: Chobe NP, elephant (“Loxodonta africana”) drinking from Chobe River
Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Hvar, small fish swimming in the harbor water over algae
USA: New Jersey, Upper Raritan River Basin, Califon, River Road, South Branch of the Raritan River, Ken Lockwood Gorge, fly-fisherman
Ethiopia: cattle drinking water
US: WAshington, Columbia River Basin, near Brewster, irrigation of cherry trees
US: Washington, Columbia River Basin, east side of Hanford Nuclear Site, near Ephrata, wheel controlling level of irrigation canal
Ethiopia: Lower Omo River Basin, Dimika, Hamar tribal region, woman holding empty waterbottle on market day
Ethiopia: Lower Omo River Basin, Omo River in the delta, Dassenech country, at low water season, Dassenech children swimming in Omo in front of livestock on shore and sorghum fields
Tanzania: No Water No Life, Mara River Expedition, Musoma (on Lake Victoria), Samson Gesase’s cooperative horticultural farming scheme, farmer irrigating tomato plants with water carried bucket by bucket from Lake Victoria
USA: Wyoming, Mississipppi River Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Fishing Bridge, looking south into Yellowstone Lake from Yellowstone River
USA: Wyoming, Mississipppi River Basin, Yellowstone National Park, west side of road between Canyon Village and Fishing Bridge, ox bow of tributary to Yellowstone River, Hayden Valley with Crater Hills in background
Tanzania: No Water No Life Mara River Expedition, Masarua Dam water catchment, cattle livestock drinking water
Tanzania: No Water No Life Mara River Expedition, Musoma, Lake Victoria, Nyarusurya Beach Management Unit and fish market, women collecting water in buckets amidst fishing boats and water hyacinth
East AFrica: Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasinga Channel Boat Ride
Missouri: Southeast of Eminence (Ozarks), Rocky Falls, water source for Current River, boys swimming,
USA: New York, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, wood duck (Aix sponsa, adult male, breeding) and mallard above, swimming
USA: Louisiana, St Francisville, two fishermen at sunset with fishing poles on banks of Mississippi River seen from banks of Bayou Sara
Tanzania: Kileo, TechnoServe and Grain Grower’s Co-op rice growing project, woman worker in rice paddies, with Mt Kilimanjaro in distance.
USA: Louisiana, the Atchafalaya Basin, Centerville, Cabot Corp. plant and barge on the IntraCoastal Waterway
East Africa, Kenya, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Mara Conservancy, Mara Triangle, Mara River Basin, hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) in Mara River
Kenya: Luo fishing village, men and women pulling in fishing lines.
Kenya: Amboseli, Maasai (aka Masai) child looking into water bucket,
Kenya: Nairobi National Park, ‘Scud,’ orphaned juvenile black rhinoceros (‘Diceros bicornis’) under the care of Daphne Sheldrick, drinking water at waterhole after mud bath
Kenya: Laikipia Plateau, Loisaba Wilderness (formerly Colcheccio Ranch), herd of Burchell’s zebra (‘Equus burchelli’) drinking in river,
Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Theme: Connected.
– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director