Blog: This Week in the Woods

An Easter Walk in the Woods

The woods are teaming with life!

Easter was a beautiful day for a walk in the woods, taking in the luscious wonders of spring life. Natural wonders spotted include:

  • Bloodroot

  • Dutchman's Breetches

  • Spring Beauties

  • Yellow and white Trout Lilies

  • Frog chorus at the vernal pools

  • Wood Ducks at the vernal pools

  • A pair of Mallards

  • A trio of Muskrats

  • Brown Thrashers

  • Hairy Woodpeckers

  • Robins

  • Redwing Blackbirds

  • Black-capped Chickadee

  • Blue Jays

  • Eastern Phoebe

  • Nuthatch

  • King Fisher

  • Great Blue Heron

  • American Kestrel

  • Least Flycatcher

  • Ruphous-Sided Towhee, and

  • Yellow Rumped Warbler

....What a great day for a walk in Fugate Woods!

Welcome Spring!

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09.08.2011  Illinois Prairie Week

08.01.2011  Gone Batty!

07.26.2011  Bluebirds

07.12.2011  Colors of the Woods

06.27.2011  A Whale of a Tale!

06.13.2011  Unique Sightings

05.31.2011  Wood ducks and muskrats and carp, Oh My!

05.12.2011  ...and under your feet, Earth!

05.04.2011  A Silver Lining

04.25.2011  Sharing With Younger Generations

04.20.2011  Tiny Pantaloons

04.11.2011  The Woodland Floor is Coming To Life

04.07.2011  Welcome to Our Blog!

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