First signs of growth and migration mean spring is slowly starting.
Snow helps visitors see animal tracks and more.
The subtle sights and sounds of a silent season.
Night sky sights, winter birds, and animal tracks.
Notes on the seasonal rhythms along the Lower St. Croix.
What to look for this week in the natural world.
Birds broods, butterflies and dragonflies on the wing, fawns in the forests, trees bloom, and the weather gets hot.
Spring is speeding up at the park along the lower river.
Frogs are calling and monarchs are making the way back north.
Birds on the move, flowers ready to bloom, maple trees budding, and a full moon.
Waterfowl follow the open water and other early signs of spring.
First bird migration is beginning, maple sap will soon start to run, and other signs of the season.
Life continues even during a deep freeze.
There’s still lots to see, even as winter settles in along the St. Croix Valley.