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A Snail’s Peace: Today’s Featured Scene

2013 July 18

Not all of us make the time to stop and smell the leaves – or even peak at what might be perched there. Thankfully, some do.  Sometimes the smallest places in nature show off the biggest wonders in nature’s grand design. 

Snail, Shawnee National Forest, Illinois, June 23, 2013.

Snail, Shawnee National Forest, Illinois, by mayhem62930 on Flickr, June 23, 2013.

Congratulations to Chris Taylor for today’s picture, captured in Pound Hollow in the Shawnee National Forest.

State of the Environment is open to pictures of our lives and planet as you see it. Each individual scene, will build the larger picture of our environment today. Photos taken from 2011 until the end of 2013 may be submitted to on Flickr. All levels of photography experience and skill are welcome.

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