Unnecessary Orphans

This summer I had the privilege to experience interning at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary for their rehabilitation program. Over the course of the summer I learned a lot of new information regarding wildlife animals, specifically when it came to babies. Although I...

Mosquitoes

Trails are in great condition for walking!  Please be careful of uneven terrain.  Summer mosquitoes are all over in force–wear protective clothing or insect repellent.   Frequently seen are : White-tailed Deer, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Wild Turkeys, Red-winged...

spring flowers and birds

Birdwatchers are seeing many species of migratory warblers and other species along the trails this week.  Some of the spring woodland flowers are finally showing up as well.  Trail is muddy in areas, and some standing water in low areas.    Enjoy the gorgeous spring!...

Frogs calling

Yesterday, April 26, was the first day that Wood Frogs were heard calling in Hussong marsh.  Trails are muddy and wet in areas, please be careful!

Trail open

As of yesterday, the trail was still skiable!  The snow will be melting fast, and there is likely to be a lot of mud. Lots of bird activity even in the snow: Fox Sparrows, Cooper’s Hawks building a nest, Song Sparrows, Golden-crowned Kinglets, sapsuckers, and a...