Monday, December 8, 2008

Cahaba River in November



I know, I know. It's December, and here I am posting a picture that I took in November!

But, I thought you'd like to see Dallas County's other river...the Cahaba. It's a free-flowing river and considered among the most biologically diverse in America. It is home to the famous Cahaba Lily and a number of rare plant and aquatic animal species.

The Cahaba meets the better-known Alabama River at Old Cahawba, Alabama's first state capital.


Sorry this photo is a bit blurred. I snapped it from through the window of our truck as we traveled across the river bridge.

13 comments:

Hope said...

A beautiful photo...I'm glad you posted it! Interesting text too!

Tanya said...

Oh this is just beautiful!

Dorothy said...

Hi Kathleen,
I never tire of seeing pretty fall pictures. Beautiful shot. Lots of our vacation pictures are made that way (through the glass) and they turned out pretty good.
Blessing!

marley said...

What a gorgeous autumn scene. The autumn really is a colourful season.

Bergson said...

i like this blue on the river

Rambling Round said...

I never get tired of seeing autumn colors either, which is why I take tons of photos in the fall!

Dorothy, it is really amazing how a picture through the glass from a vehicle going 60 mph can turn out fairly well!
BTW, Kathleen lives up the road and does the Southern Artistic Touch blog. Thanks for the compliment though! She works wonders with paint.

Kathleen said...

LOL I was just thinking what a lovely shot to paint!!

I love the sky reflection!

Dorothy said...

Sorry I got your name mixed up with someone else's!!

Dorothy said...

Y'all cut me a little slack!! I'm the Granny of the whole bunch here;-)

Rambling Round said...

Hi Dorothy! LOL! No problem here! I just didn't want to take credit for being the famous artist Kathleen!

D said...

I LOVE the Cahaba. Great drive by shot!

The Texican said...

I love southern rivers, especially in the fall when the hardwoods are so colorful. I'll make it over one of these days. Pappy

PJ said...

It's nice to know about this river and it's ecology. Is it being protected?