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Field Guide to Georgia

26 Mar, 2018

Field Guide to Georgia

It's the Peach State, but unfortunately I was unable to include them on this chart because I found out they're actually native to China! Franciscan monks introduced peaches to Georgia's barrier islands in 1571, they were grown by the Cherokee in the 1700s, but didn't really catch hold as produce until around the Civil War. I didn't have a ton of familiarity with Georgia before starting this guide, having only driven through on my way to Gainesville, but I was particularly surprised by the marine life Georgia has to offer. 
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Texas Flora and Fauna Field Guide

22 Mar, 2018

Field Guide to Texas

I was born right after my parents moved from Texas, and I've always been a little resentful because - no disrespect to other states, you're all great - Texas is just the best. It's the state I most want to visit, and doing this guide certainly didn't help quell that.
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West Virginia Flora and Fauna

21 Mar, 2018

Field Guide to West Virginia

It's been a little while since I posted field notes for the guides, but I've been plugging away at them and have a few stocked up that I'll be posting throughout the week. I've been generally focused on the mid-atlantic and southeast, really for no other reason than it feels satisfying to see completed chunks of the map.
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Field Guide to California

06 Mar, 2018

Field Guide to California

I'm hopping around a bit now, because to be honest realizing how many states are east of the Mississippi made the East Coast feel daunting, and I wanted to block off some large chunks of space with some West Coast states. So California, California, here we come. 
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