There’s still lots to see, even as winter settles in along the St. Croix Valley.
A meteor shower, late migrators, hibernating butterflies, fall color, and… “coprophagy.”
With autumn’s arrival, changes have started happening faster at the seasons change.
Migration begins for birds and butterflies, while animals that will stay the winter begin their preparations.
The first signs of fall are visible, as squirrels gather walnuts and some bird species begin staging for migration.
Prairie wildflowers are really blooming now and the pollinators are busy.
What to look for in the forests, prairies, and riverside parts of the popular park.
Details about what’s growing, flying, blooming, nesting, and otherwise alive right now at the popular park on the lower river.
From bobolinks to butterflies, it’s a busy time of year at the popular park along the lower river.