Archive for the 'Spring' Category

23
Apr
08

Redbud Tree – April 23 2008

Redbuds are bursting out. These buds are edible. Some people put them on salads.

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23
Apr
08

Marsh Marigolds by Bog Jog – April 23 2008

11
Apr
08

Miner Bee Cleaning Itself on White Pine – April 11 2008

This tree is on the edge of the upper flat near the Sycamore lodge.

Here is another flying insect on the same white pine tree.

Flying Insect on White Pine - April 11 2008

11
Apr
08

Spring Wildflowers- April 11 2008

Spring wildflowers at the base of turtle hill.

Here is a dutchman’s breeches.

Dutchman Breeches- April 11 2008

11
Apr
08

Skunk Cabbage – April 11 2008


I find these on my walk the bog jog. I just love there shapes.

Skunk Cabbage - April 11 2008

Skunk Cabbage Leaf - April 11 2008

09
Apr
08

Glow worms under a log – April 9 2008

Glow worms under a log – April 9 2008, originally uploaded by Camp Naturalist.

My assistant finds these two glow worms(lighting bug larva) under a log outside the nature center.

08
Apr
08

Wood & Western Chorus Frogs Calling – April 7, 2008

Here is a male western chorus frog “puffing up” to call for a mate.

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As I’m watching these wood frogs I notice the vibration that their call makes in the water.

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Notice the rings in the water.  I also notice that sometimes the males move in the water when they call which changes there call.

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