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Every time I have attended one of Irene’s photo workshops, I have learned something new that improves my photography. Besides her great photo and teaching skills, she has an uncanny ability to spot animals in the wild. On Skyline Drive, she spotted a dark shape in the crotch of a tree.  She stopped, saying she think she saw a bear. I didn’t believe it, but the black blob sprouted ears & was a bear cub. Irene’s enthusiasm is contagious and I find myself discovering unique photo opportunities in… Read more
Greg Hay

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

In Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge: An Ecological Treasure, Irene Hinke-Sacilotto was able to do a nearly impossible task-that of capturing on film the pure natural beauty of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Irene’s photographs portray the refuge in all its moods, from the tranquility of a pristine coastline to the magnificence of our nation’s wild creatures.

John D. Schroer, Former Refuge Manager
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

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chincoteague book collage
© Irene Hinke-Sacilotto

“Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, An Ecological Treasure”

With large high quality images and limited but easy to understand text, I designed the book to be suitable for all ages. In it I describe the dynamics of barrier islands, how they naturally shift and change shape with storms, winds, waves and rising sea level. I introduce readers to the various habitats on the island and to the animals that live there. In addition, I cover the role that wildlife refuges play in protecting species, including those that are endangered or threatened.

red fox
© Irene Hinke-Sacilotto
greater snow goose
© Irene Hinke-Sacilotto