Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Winterized Wisconsin Countryside

Sunset Countryside Panorama, originally uploaded by jw_creations.

The snow covered, undulating terrain of Southern Wisconsin - carved by many millenia of erosion from what was once flat ocean bottom, many millions of years ago.

Black Earth Creek, originally uploaded by jw_creations.

Flowing within an agricultural valley, the Black Earth Creek Fishery Area is considered a Class 1 trout stream, and is constantly managed for stream restoration, trout habitat, and public access.

Island Sandbars

Island Sandbars, originally uploaded by jw_creations.

Sandbars and floodplain forests along the lower Wisconsin River. Taken from Cactus Bluff, within the Ferry Bluff State Natural Area.