Rancher, artist, and poet Sean Sexton reads his poem, “Your Life, Your Death”, set to imagery found in and around his art studio at his family’s Treasure Hammock Ranch in Indian River County, Florida. The poem can be found in his first book of poetry entitled “Blood Writing”.
Two days of visits to the Padgett Creek Ranches, made up of the Long Shadows Ranch and the Triple S Ranch in Indian River County, did not provide the bonanza of wildlife photos as in the past. Most likely due to the extreme cold weather that befell the first day and was still lingering around on the second. A conservation easement protects 1,600 acres around Padgett Creek, part of the headwaters to the St. Johns River that flows northward up […]
Categories: Nature • Tags: Black Vulture, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Cattle Egret, cattle ranching, cow-calf production, Eastern Kingbird, Florida, Fox Squirrel, Indian River County, Indian River Land Trust, Padgett Creek, Padgett Creek Ranches, palmetto, pine, Red-bellied Woodpecker, St. Johns River, Turkey Vulture, Wild Turkey
After a bit of a digital hiatus, the Florida Cattle Ranch website has returned online in all its glory. The website is a photographic expression of my almost two years spent at Treasure Hammock Ranch taking pictures of wildlife and the cattle work during the time I was putting together the ranch presentation. In putting the website back online, I am hoping to start going out to Treasure Hammock Ranch again and take up photographing the wildlife and anything else […]