Saturday, February 19, 2011

On the Suwannee

Turtles Soaking Up the February Sun
Last Wednesday our friend Jay Bushnell took us out on the river near his home in Fowler's Bluff. The primary purpose of the trip was to bring photographer and fellow Friends of the Refuges board member Sean Dowie to the Vista property. This key waterfront property was recently bequeathed to the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge. Sean had volunteered to make a series of photographs for the Refuge, and we got to ride along.

Weeks Creek, Off the Suwannee
Of course we got our first look at the Vista property, as well as two bonuses. One was a tour of the Fowler's Bluff waterfront, and another was a quiet ride through a beautiful little creek that enters the river near the Bluff.


  1. I'm hoping to see a little of Suwannee when I'm up there for annual "Friends" meeting in March. I miss that place.

  2. It is weeks creek with an s. What you see in the picture are pilings from either a tram road when cut timber in the early 20th century or the remains of an actual railroad bridge that eventually crosses the Suwannee.