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adam
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02/07/2007 06:27AM
It is time to start the February 2007 Photo contest.

The theme for this month's contest is "Flora and Fauna"

Monthly Category: Flora and Fauna BWCA or Quetico Photo

Rules:
- You must be signed in as a member with a valid email address in your profile to enter (or win).
- You can only enter one photo per monthly contest. You can enter the same photo if it did not win in a previous month.
- You must be the photographer of the photo.
- Photos are entered in the contest by making a reply posting to this message and using the "Add a photo to this message" link during composition. This will allow you to upload a photo from your computer to the contest or allow you to select a photo which you have already loaded into your photo gallery on this site. If you want to enter your photo in another way, please contact us.
- Please describe in the message where the picture is from.
- Judging will be done by the www.bwca.com staff and moderators.
- A member may win once per year.
- Photos must be posted to this message by 11:59pm on Feb 28th.

- Photos must be in jpg or gif format to be uploaded to the site. Contact me if you have something in a different format or are having problems uploading to the site.

Thank you for participating!

Adam

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Arkansas Man
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02/07/2007 06:45AM

new dragonfly on Lake Agnes

Bruce
thecanoeman
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02/07/2007 07:13AM
Pitcher plant among other plants near Chippewa lk.
jdevries
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02/07/2007 09:23AM
RATS!! I missed my shot at the winter themed pictures last month. This is near the 200 rod portage on the North Kawishiwi River, March 2005.

moose plums
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02/07/2007 11:15AM
Fall Maples near South Hegman Lake
ZIMTLSA
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02/07/2007 12:12PM
Gabbro Lake June '06
snakecharmer
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02/07/2007 12:35PM
False Morel at Fish Stake Narrows, Lac La Croix



Snakecharmer
02/07/2007 05:11PM


Indian Pipestem found between some boulders on the portage, Beaver to Adams. Sept. 2006.

butthead
knothead180
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02/07/2007 06:22PM
This woodchuck was not at all shy. Jordan Lake, July 2006.
02/07/2007 07:07PM
On Sarah lake, Quetico, near alternate portage to McIntyre.
johntaylor
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02/07/2007 07:08PM
Beautiful june bloom in picket creek.
woodpecker
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02/07/2007 07:20PM
Water orchid near portage to Gun from Fairy

Woodpecker
Eagleson
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02/07/2007 08:28PM
Frog lunch. Not for the faint. Kawishiwi River campsite.
mr.barley
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02/07/2007 09:34PM
Bull moose on Budside or Burntside (depending on your map) Lake in Quetico.
bdavid1157
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02/08/2007 10:29AM
Found along the Portage from Alice to Fishdance.
sterngirl
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02/08/2007 10:58AM
Lily pads on Roe Lake
Georgiaboy
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02/08/2007 11:48AM
Pink Lady Slipper taken on bluff overlooking Tin Can Mike.
(Not eligible for contest)
satchmoa
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02/08/2007 12:11PM

This photo was takenon the portage between Missing Link and Snipe
Buck47
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02/08/2007 12:13PM
Hitchhiker or Bait?

dogwoodgirl
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02/08/2007 08:51PM
02/09/2007 09:42AM
Mushroom on trail between Pageant Lake and the Loon-Heritage portage. There were a number of unusual varieties that day, but this was one of the most beautiful.
randa112
 
02/09/2007 12:41PM
The Bald Eagle that stole our fish.
L.T.sully
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02/09/2007 02:45PM
Ah what the heck. some of my other photos won't load. I lost my pics from my '04 trip. Those had lots of flora fauna. Anyway a bald eagle on lake four. The eagle took off seconds later you could hear the wings flap it was magical.
Navigator
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02/09/2007 03:15PM
Turkey Vulture "catching some rays" on Larch Lake (Standing guard over a moose carcass) May 2006
Navigator
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02/09/2007 03:25PM
Let's try this again with the photo :)
hndrsdnpce
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02/09/2007 03:37PM
Benutzer,

That has to be the coolest looking fungi I've seen in ages.

It wasn't even on a blacklight poster.

Thanks!

Jimi

His picture.
Obergut
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02/09/2007 08:54PM
Loon on South Lake.
starwatcher
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02/18/2007 07:52PM
Ever see a "cow slip" under a fence. Enclosed photo of it's other name "marsh marigold."

It's an early bloomer, mid to late May. I haven't tried them, but Sparky Stensaas recommends cooking up marsh marigold greens, boiling them for 20 to 30 minutes with two to three water changes, to go along with your walleye fillets; but cautions not to eat them raw due to natural acrid poison. M. Stensaas, p. 81, Canoe Country Flora, 1996
pilot1
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02/19/2007 05:55AM
3 eagles and a crow. There is a 3rd eagle on the shoreline, lower left side of the picture. They were all fighting over something on the shoreline so I kept a good distance away.

Parent lake, October 2005

Lost Paddle
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02/19/2007 10:08AM

Mushrooms at our campsite along the Isabella River 2006

I'm not sure how long these mushrooms had been growing on the tree, but within a half hour of taking the picture a couple squirrels ran up and down the tree and there was nothing left of them. Perhaps I should have taken a before and after picture!


loonytune
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02/19/2007 08:51PM
pilot1: Beautiful and amazing photo!! My guess is that You have a raven I your picture with the eagles. A good way to tell is by the diamond shaped tail vs a crow has a fan-shaped. :)
pilot1
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02/20/2007 05:55AM
loonytune, thanks for the info. I was amazed with the raven as it seemed to be rather confident that it could beat out the eagles for the food, which in the end did not happen but it put up a good fight.
starwatcher
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02/20/2007 12:42PM
It's usually the eagles stealing food from other birds. They will gladly take a catch from an osprey. I think that was why Ben Franklin didn't want to have the eagle representing our country as a national symbol and preferred the wild turkey instead.
snakecharmer
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02/20/2007 10:19PM
Mr. Franklin called the bald eagle a bird "of bad moral character (that) does not get his living honestly." Sounds like some of our politicians. LOL!
Singingloon
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02/21/2007 04:32PM
Here is a picture of a wolf spider at our campsite on Malberg. This was taken last June. After taking this picture we watched this monster stalk some bugs, it was really cool to watch this arachnid go to work.
jdevries
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02/22/2007 10:43AM
Lilly pads near the Lake One EP......

02/23/2007 02:25PM
Loon on Saganaga.
Blueshadow
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02/24/2007 06:58AM
Whispering Pines
backpacking5
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02/24/2007 07:34AM
Crab Lake campsite

pete&beth
 
02/25/2007 03:31PM
Nymphaea Water Lily on northeast Perent Lake.

Beth Jorgensen, photographer.
UncleMoose
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02/26/2007 05:26PM
Fauna felling flora near Superstition Lake on the Pow Wow Trail, September 2006


snakecharmer
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02/26/2007 06:02PM
Makes me want to floss. LOL!
RoJoYo
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02/26/2007 07:03PM
Thats a great pic Eagleson.
Eagleson
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02/27/2007 04:03PM
Thanks RoJoYo. I took it on my first solo trip last year. Seemed to be snakes everywhere. I just happen to catch feeding time.
stinger2x
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02/27/2007 08:11PM


Here's some regeneration on the Kekekabic Trail between Bingshick and Glee Lakes, about 2 weeks after the Cavity Fire moved through the area.
L.T.sully
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03/01/2007 05:57PM
Well it's March first. In the next few days we should all here. Good luck to all.
nathan_ollman
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03/03/2007 11:20AM


This may be a little late but who cares Im not in it for the glory
These were right next to our site on Ima lake
adam
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03/05/2007 07:31AM
The winner of the Feb photo contest by a nose is Spartan2! Lots of great photos again this month. Thank you everyone for sharing them.

Additional hat goes to Mr. Barley.

 
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