Artwork & Photos

A few photographs of the Backlands and their inhabitants are shown below. See Geoffrey Grantham’s impressionist landscapes and a page with some of his works on this website for a sense of the place.

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(Photos by David P.)

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Hobble bush by outflow from Williams Lake, May 24, 2014
The Backlands
Summer in the Jack Pine Barrens
The Backlands
Fall heathland
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Boulder field
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West Pine Island Pond
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These chanterelles are definitely edible!
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Golden Heather thrives on the barrens
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In the distance, burnt land can be seen. A wetland just ahead stopped movement of the fire towards Purcell’s Pond (and Purcell’s Road).
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Passage through wetland between Purcell’s Pond & Flat Lake
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Spring brings new visitors (American Redstart)
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Glacial erratics litter the Backlands
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Swimmers at Purcell’s Pond
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Stone tread trail construction over wet spot, Purcell’s Cove Conservation Lands
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Rhodora on Lower Mac Run in May
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View from Piggy Mt. looking towards Herring Cove
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Floodplain Pine
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Spring blooms one year after fire
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Labrador Tea blossoms three years after fire
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Canadian Landscape
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Purcell’s Pond Morning
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Spring in the Lower Mac Run Woodlands
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Fall sees new life after spring fire
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Magic Woodland

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“The Gully”

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Sun sets on Williams Lake