Sylvania+Nicolet 2006 - page 2

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A cool island on Mountain Lake Iris growing on a dead log
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The beginning of vegetation on logs A nice bouqet on this log Just finishing the portage over to High Lake
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On High lake, very clear water and the march from the shoreline out into the lake Oh, yeah; there were a few snags to watch out for! A bigger blob of new shoreline in the making. Super clear water.
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Carol manouvers up to a blob of new growth The youngest plants on this log. I like this arrangement
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High Lake contains an island of old-growth pines
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The pine duff so deep you sank in with every step
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The mandatory "those black specks are a pair of loons" photo This and other shrooms push up through the duff The dead trees form the basis for new life in the woods too.
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This and other shrooms push up through the duff A really old white pine in the Nicolet
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A crazy marine railroad picks up a boat and chugs across the road... ... and the railway extends out over the next lake in the chain...
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.. and the crane lowers the boat to the next lake, 16 feet lower. ...making for a rather unusual road-sign Here's a boat traversing the road. Easier than the James Bond way!

Last updated: 9/17/06