Our next free walk is 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, in amazing Harrier Meadow, a 70-acre natural area usually closed to the public.
More information follows.
Remember that neck-banded Canada Goose seen at Laurel Hill last winter? (Note snow in the photo by Jill Homcy, above.)
Several folks reported the bird to USGS, and Chris Takacs finally got a report back.
The Canada Goose was from (insert drum roll, please)…
The next you know, we’ll learn that the American White Pelican and American Avocet currently staying at DeKorte are from America. (Thanks, Chris!)
Information on the goose follows. Continue reading
Construction on the Marsh Discovery Trail continues — with great progress.the old slippery plastic boardwalk has been totally removed, and the new cedar plank boardwalk is being put into place, complete with wooden railing (below, left).
One of the docks has been replaced as well (below right), and judging from the muddy prints on the railings (below center), the herons and egrets approve. These photos were taken Monday.