Friday, March 30, 2018

March 31, 2018: March 2018 Photo Collage

March 2018 photos from the blog by Wolf. Oesterreich and Kevin Kane.

March 29, 2018: Wetland Re-emergence

Winter is finally losing its grip on the ponds in the central wetlands. (Kevin Kane, 3/12/18)

March 27, 2018: One Last Coating of Ice

Ice coats the small branches of a tree during our latest snowfall - a last push of winter weather. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 3/24/18)

March 25, 2018: Ready for Occupation

Swallow nesting boxes line the edge of the prairie wetland ready for this year's inhabitants in the northwest corner of the park. (Kevin Kane, 3/12/18)

March 23, 2018: First Great Blue Heron of Spring

The first Great Blue Heron of the year foraging along the north end of Pond M.  (John Mayfield first discovered the heron along the north side of Pond O.)  Shortly after this photo was taken I watched the heron catch a fish. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 3/9/18)

Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 21, 2018: Swan Sunset

The rays from the setting sun shine on this immature Trumpeter Swan. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 3/8/18)