Walk carefully

Our trails are open for hiking but please use caution. There are slippery and frozen uneven spots to watch out for.

Trail is in terrible shape

Recent sloppy conditions have pretty much ruined the ski trail.  Please be careful with falling temps this week, as the uneven areas with mud and slush will turn to slippery ice.

ski trail open for now

The ski trail was groomed on Wednesday Jan. 2.  It is in fair condition; snowfall was light–especially in the woods.    Trail is ski-able, but snow cover is sparse in areas.

A Critical Case

Behind the Scenes with a Critical Case   by Rachel Lambert As a second year interning as a wildlife rehabilitator, I became more comfortable working independently diagnosing and treating all the different kinds of animals that found their way into the sanctuary. My...

A Snowstorm in the Summer

A snowstorm in the summer Allie Olson, Enrichment and training intern This summer I was blessed with the task of working with and training our wonderful new ambassador bird Winter. Winter is a female snowy owl with a permanent left wing injury, leaving her unable to...

The leaves are changing

Take a walk and you will see the start of “fall” as leaves change, fall, and float to the ground below!  Look for young turkeys and fall migratory songbirds passing through, if you are walking early or late in the day you may see a couple nighthawks flying...

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!...