It was 70 degrees on the first day of winter. Which meant it was absolutely necessary to go enjoy it.
British Soldiers lichen, other lichens, moss, a tiny spiky plant - I think it looks like a coral reef, in miniature!
Gall on oak leaf
A lacy leaf skeleton among moss and pine needles
A naturalist, out standing in his field
Bird nest made of twigs, between two white pine saplings.
Southern red-backed salamander
Happy Winter, everyone!