Archive for the 'Trees' Category

23
Apr
08

Redbud Tree – April 23 2008

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

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

28
Mar
08

Snow Again – March 28 2008

We got a few inches of snow last night. I love snow but I’m ready for spring. It does look pretty though.

Here’s a dogwood.

Dogwood Bud - March 28 2008

Here an animal come out of Turtle Hill then decided to go back.

IMG_2654 - March 28 2008

Red Oak

Oak Leafs  - March 28 2008

17
Mar
08

Walnut Eaten by Red Squirrel – March 16, 2008

Walnut Eaten by Red Squirrel, originally uploaded by Camp Naturalist.

Here is a walnut that has been eaten by a red squirrel. Red squirrels tend to eat walnuts from the top down.

Fox squirrels(& gray squirrels) tend to gnaw two openings one on each side.

Flying squirrels chew 4 oval hole in the walnut to get the meat out.

02
Nov
07

Tulip Popular leaf decomposing- October 28, 2007

IMG_1922, originally uploaded by Camp Naturalist.

I wonder why tulip popular leafs decompose at a faster rate than other leafs like oaks?

08
Oct
07

White Pine Caterpillar in Needles Fused – October 8, 2007

White Pine Caterpillar in Needles Fused #2, originally uploaded by Camp Naturalist.

Inside these 2 clusters of white pine needles are little green caterpillars. One came very quickly out the home it had made as I begin to take apart some of the needles. I don’t know what kind of insect this is?

IMG_1794

23
Sep
07

Sycamore Leaf – September 23, 2007

Sycamore Leaf, originally uploaded by Camp Naturalist.

I’m walking home to work and come upon this sycamore leaf in the grass near my house. The colors are wonderful.