Photos by Rob MacDonald

"Be bold. Speak up. Identify racism as you would call out a crow among snow buntings. Silence lets the oppression grow unchecked."

From "9 Rules for the Woke Birdwatcher" by J. Drew Lanham

All photos by Rob MacDonald Hanson, MA rjmacdonald@gmail.com
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Indian Head River Trail (IHRT) Indian Head River Trail (IHRT) Indian Head River Greenway Trail System runs along both sides of the Indian Head River...

Indian Head River Trail (IHRT)

Indian Head River Greenway Trail System runs along both sides of the Indian Head River between Luddams Ford Park Hanover/Pembroke and State Street in Hanson.…

Wildlands Trust

Founded in 1973, Wildlands Trust is one of the largest and oldest regional land trusts in Massachusetts. With numerous preserves spread primarily across southeastern Massachusetts, Wildlands Trust is working to ensure the protection of 8,500 acres of natural and agricultural lands.
Photos from Wildlands Trust preserves around the the South Shore. Particular focus on the Striar Conservancy in Halifax,...
Photos from Wildlands Trust preserves around the the South Shore. Particular focus on the Striar Conservancy in Halifax, WillowBrook Farm Pembroke, Great River…
Burrage Pond WMA Burrage Pond WMA Burrage Pond WMA in Hanson and Halifax. This area was once known as the Great Cedar Swamp until lumber...

Burrage Pond WMA

Burrage Pond WMA in Hanson and Halifax. This area was once known as the Great Cedar Swamp until lumber and agricultural endeavours transformed the landscape.…

Eastern Screech Owl

We've had great success with our backyard owl box hosting both gray and rufous screech owls. This video shows a particularly engaged resident one warm and windy afternoon.

Birds

Birds, both terrestrial and pelagic. Photos of pelagic birds were taken for the most part out on Stellwagen Bank and in the Canadian Maritimes.

Stellwagen Bank

Photos from several trips to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sactuary.

South Shore Herring

Photos at the fish ladder located between Glover Mill Pond and what used to be Mill Pond in Pembroke. Also some downstream photos along Herring Brook.
Michael MacDonald—Caddisflies as Stream Engineers - Today's Voices of Conservation Science
Michael MacDonald—Caddisflies as Stream Engineers - Today's Voices of Conservation Science
Michael MacDonald, a graduate student at Montana State University in the Department of Ecology, discusses his wonderful path to graduate school.� He also discusses his research on how caddisflies alter substrate stability and nutrient cycling.

Hanson, MA 02341

Photos from around the town of Hanson, MA including Town of Hanson Conservation properties.
Screech-Owl
Video of a gray morph Eastern Screech-Owl in my Hanson backyard. Be patient as it takes a few seconds to load.

Places

White Mountains, Canadian Maritimes, Quebec & Western US.

Man Made

Ships, Boats, Bridges, etc.