Friday, August 31, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Aug 30, 2018: Half Moon

Half-way to full, the moon dominates the evening sky over the park. (Kevin Kane, 8/17/18)

Aug 29, 208: Queen Anne's Lace

Close up of the flowers of Queen Anne's Lace, or Wild Carrot, taken on the western prairie trail. (Kevin Kane, 8/17/18)

Aug 28, 2018: Sundown on the Turkeyfoot

The sun sets over the western prairie which is dominated by Big Bluestem grass, also known as Turkeyfoot. (Kevin Kane, 8/10/18)

Aug 27, 2018: Skate Fishin'

Two fisherman make a quick exit on skate boards before a storm arrives, after an evening fishing under the bridge. (Kevin Kane, 8/16/18)

Monday, August 27, 2018

Aug 26, 2018: Great Spangled Fritillary

A Great Spangled Fritillary nectars on a thistle. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 8/17/18)

Aug 25, 2018: Storm over the Lakes

An incoming front pushes its way across the lakes looking west across the bridge. (Kevin Kane, 8/16/18)

Aug 24, 2018: Caspian Tern

A Caspian Tern checks out the waters below. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 8/17/18)

Aug 23, 2018: Native Thistles

Unlike the noxious musk thistle that blooms in the spring and early summer, the thistles blooming now are native species and are healthy for the parks prairies areas. (Kevin Kane, 8/16/18)

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Aug 22, 2018: Life at the Central Pond

A northward view along Pond P, which is covered with algae and duckweed. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 8/9/18)