Birds and Snow

Waterfowl seen along the trail this week include: Buffleheads, all 3 species of mergansers, Blue-winged Teals, American Wigeons, a Lesser Scaup, Northern Shovelers, and a group of 20+ Wood Ducks.    A pair of Great Blue Herons, and a couple of Pied-billed Grebes were...

Volunteer Spotlight

Dana DePetro Why did you become a WLS volunteer? I love animals! I have since I was very little! I remember visiting the wildlife sanctuary when I was young and how much I enjoyed it! I remember thinking “I want to volunteer here someday!” I like the idea...

Tracks everywhere

There is not much snow on the trail, conditions for skiing are fair to poor as of Tuesday, Feb. 13.   Because the snow cover is light, animal tracks are fairly easy to see!  Raccoon, deer, turkey, squirrel, cottontail, vole, deer mouse, and fox tracks are present...

Trails have snow

Trails are snowy again!  Please use caution, as there is still a lot of ice under the new fallen snow.   As always, remind everyone to please not walk on the ski tracks.

Trails not usable for skiers

Trails are difficult to transverse at this time—please be careful if you are walking.  The small amount left of the groomed ski track is hard to see, much of the trail was puddles, grass, and mud, which has frozen and is icy and quite uneven.