White Oak River, NC

Far off among the trees, a pileated woodpecker drums on a dead snag.  Turtles abandon their sunny logs and disappear into the dark water.  Butterflies flit over a half-acre of pickerelweed, marsh mallow, and cardinal flower blooms, while a great blue heron stands in the shallows, looking to catch its next meal.  The water, stained…Read more White Oak River, NC