Publicland Photos & Videos

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Sunrise above Lake Tahoe... you don’t have to go very high to see the curve of the Earth, we are smaller and both more fragile and more resilient than we think... but it’s good to keep this perspective in mind 🌿💚🌿 . . #everyoneoutside #thegreatoutdoors #ourplanetdaily #blm #keepitpublic #mypubliclands #publicland #publiclands #protectpubliclands #protectthesacred #protectthewild #wildernessculture #wildernessnation #naturelovers #nature_lovers #naturegram #optoutside #getoutside #gooutside #leavenotrace #treadlightly #communewithnature #connectwithnature #dropin #easternsierra #sierra #sierranevada #thediscoverer #instanature #mountainlife

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18 minutes ago

Flying into Salt Lake City this morning, incredible views of the mountains all the way across and these seasonal deltas from snowmelt rivers... with the clouds and snow capped mountains all around it’s pretty easy to see why people felt this was gods country, and why so many outdoor loving people want to be here. Today I’m on my way to St. George and then Zion National Park... for a few days with my family 🌿💛🌿 #everyoneoutside #thegreatoutdoors #ourplanetdaily #keepitpublic #mypubliclands #publicland #publiclands #protectpubliclands #protectthesacred #protectthewild #wildernessculture #wildernessnation #naturelovers #nature_lovers #naturegram #optoutside #getoutside #gooutside #leavenotrace #treadlightly #communewithnature #connectwithnature #dropin #zionnationalpark #utah #thediscoverer #instanature #mountainlife

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33 minutes ago

Colorado bound! Flying on the dopest looking plane in the sky with that monster buck on the tail fin! 4 days in the mountains backpack camping and hopefully getting on some merriam turkeys with @phillipjweaver. Huge thanks to my amazing wife for putting up with the planning involved with this, and being supportive of this trip. (Someone point this shout out to Sandy, she doesnt have Instagram. And tell her I love her and am going to miss everone! @j_vans4 that probably means you!) 🏔⛰🦃 _ _ _ #coloradobound #coloradohunting #merriamturkey #turkeyhunting #firstlite #kuiunation #mysteryranch #publicland #backcountry #publiclandowner #keepitpublic #nationalforest at Buffalo Niagara Int'l-Departures

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55 minutes ago

Post 21 of 25: “Sleepy Lion”, Colorado, 2012. Turning back to contained water as I’m going to go to a talk on dams and rivers in a few hours. By the time I move to Colorado for a position at MSU, I am quite aware of the politics of water in the west. There are no natural lakes near Denver, but many reservoirs. In the foothills of the Rockies, I follow a path along a fishing stream, to a dam on public land. The sun is long behind the ridge and the tones are simultaneously subtle and spectacular. During the ten minute long exposure, a young girl is calling out to me; we had met earlier on the trail when I showed her how to use my camera. I don’t move because I am trying to be still. Her mother says, I guess she can’t hear us. I can hear the disappointment in the girl’s voice and to this day I feel bad that I couldn’t seem to break out of my frozen stance and call something back to her. (As I’m formalizing a multi-year project working on public land, I reflect back on “These Grand Places”, first exhibited in fall 2012, made on 4x5 film, often at dusk or dawn. The current project carries the same name. I’ll post daily for the rest of the month with this older series and then move onto newer images. 30”x40”, pigment print from scanned negative, mounted on dibond, varnished). #thesegrandplaces #photooftheday #4x5 #blackandwhitephotography #filmphotography #largeformat #contemporaryphotography #contemporaryart #hybrid #landscapephotography #landscape #publicland #nationalforest #rooseveltnationalforest #canyon #figureinlandscape #selfportrait #buttonrockdam #dam # reservoir #sleepylion #rockies #colorado #dusk #place #surreal #thedistanceofblue at Button Rock Sleepy Lion Trail

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1 hour ago

@pals88 Got her first Turkey!! She stayed cool with 4 toms hustling in, stepping over each other to get into our decoys! We had a little more than an hour before dark when we left the truck and were fortunate enough to make it happen last night! #idaho #merriamturkey #publicland

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2 hours ago

This park used to be a wonderful place to escape just on the edge of town. Wide open spaces and desert grasslands for miles with old two-track winding through the mesa above the protected escarpment. There were even remnants from when the military used it as a bombing range. It was rare you’d see another person. Now my kind are not welcome here, so much so that they need two stickers to make the point. 😂😕😶 . . #cycling #cyclinglife #mountainbike #keeppedaling #nationalpark #nationalparkweek #moretrailsclosetohome #albuquerque #newmexico #getoutside #publicland at Albuquerque, New Mexico

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2 hours ago

This is the view of Satan's Throne from deep inside Cougar Canyon. No, not that kind of cougar. The real deal kind of cougar. The canyon is infested with them and it's very dangerous to hike here. I personally got attacked several times before I was able to escape with my life. As for Satan'sThrone, if you try to scale it, devil worshippers who reside on the mountain will catch you, tie you to an alter, and cut your heart out in sacrifice to their dark master. Don't go to either one of these places unless you want to die. Go someplace safe. #safetyfirst #publicserviceannouncement #dontdie #cougarcanyon #satansthrone #danger #wildsouthland #wildcalifornia #explorecalifornia #vcsoutdoors #lahikes #protectthewest #publicland #keepitpublic #wildandscenic #keepitwild #leavenotrace #treadlightly #respectyourmother #hiking #hikecalifornia #socalhiking #socalhiker #nomoregeotags #donttagit

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4 hours ago

Spent some time exploring my favorite #publicland yesterday. No morels to show for it, but I did mark some groves of these beauties that I'll be returning to this fall. Hands down my favorite wild food and just an awesome plant with is big burgundy flowers that hang upside down and give their pollinators a place to hide from the rain. #huntergatherer #fueledbynature #chooseadventure #eatwild #pawpawfruit

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4 hours ago

While it is always awesome to find big sheds, it’s the little ones I take pride in finding. We found this oldie in some tall grass along a pipeline right-of-way on some #publicland. I nearly stepped on this one right before I noticed a small tine sticking up only a couple inches. @dihardhunter . . . #meateater #huntfishfeedexplore #trophymeal #venison #livetohunt #hunttolive #wildgame #deer #ieatdeer #huntohio #bha #hunthardeatwell #backcountryhuntersandanglers #ohiobha #nwtf #ohionwtf #eatwhatyouhunt #hunting #hunter #deerhunting #hunttoeat #archery #archeryhunting #pewpew #guns #2a #shedhunting #shedantlers

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5 hours ago

This may not seem out of the ordinary for some, but for a couple of whitetail boys out of the midwest this was a spectacular find. One of the coolest weeks of food poisoning and gnarly, humongous elk rubs was something for the books, even though we came up empty handed. Would trade that week of near death and gorgeous views for anything. #builtforthemission #eduardogarcia #mysteryranch #montanamex #shedrally #sheds #shedhunting #gila #gilqnationalforest #publicland #nationalforest @mysteryranch @montanamex @chefeduardogarcia at Gila National Forest

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5 hours ago

Second turkey season is over. Found some great new public land. Learned a lot from last year and used it to get closer this year. So close that I even got to take a shot at a gobbling bird. But, either the shot was bad or the load too light. All I walked away with was a few feathers. So... I tied a fly for the steelhead trip this weekend! Lemons into lemonade! I’ll see you next year Tom. Time to fish. #turkeyhunting #hunting #neophytehunter #fishing #flyfishing #steelhead #flytying #puremichigan #publicland #vortexoptics

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6 hours ago

It’s always bittersweet when your turkey season comes to an end. Fortunately, I have other hunters to tag along with that are eager to take to the woods and get a crack at one of these birds.......Never in a million years did I think I could get Turkeys to fly over a river in response of call or decoy. This Tom and his buddy crossed the river right after I threw my custom scoot and shoot fan display up and that was a wrap. 2019 tagged out ✔️ #thunderchicken #mossyoakbottomland #franchiaffinity #federalammunition #magnum #turkeyhunting #gobbler #publicland

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9 hours ago

I began guiding hunters in the Fall of 2000. 22 years old fresh out of @royal_tine guide school and Montana was new to me and the country I was hired to find elk and deer in was a complete mystery. I didn't have the gadgets I do today. Armed only with a USFS topo map, compass, generic 35mm camera and a hunger for finding elk and happy hunters. I would drive or hike to good views of the backcountry areas and take many photos in hopes of matching them up for panoramas and a better idea of the burns, meadows, creeks and trails. Even with @onxhunt maps and Google Earth I still reference some of these 17 year old grainy pictures. Pictured: Dizzy the paint and Eyore the helpful John Mule 2002 . Has anyone else done this in the past? . . . . . . #elkaholic #wapiti #elkaddict #tenzingoutdoors #reloading #nosleraccubond  #300rum #bugle #brushcountrymonsters #rmef_official #publicland #gametrailstaxidermy #meateater #tinesup #gethushin #leupoldoptics #hornhunter #kuiunation  #skullboundtv #boarmasters #mathews #kifaru_intl #kuiu_official #firstlite #fieldandstream #outdoorlife #solohntr #huntinfool #hunting #mountainman at Montana

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