Field Trip Report, Day 2.

We hit a different trail today for another stellar day in Glacier National Park. This time, we ascended Snyder Lake Trail and found many fewer fellow hikers. We didn’t reach Snyder Lake, so didn’t see any water birds, but there were open areas from the Sprague Fire in 2017, which attracts different critters than theContinue reading “Field Trip Report, Day 2.”

All kinds of critters about today…

The big news in Estabrook today is that the Parks Department has closed the parkway to through traffic for the summer again as part of the Milwaukee County Active Streets Program, and it is glorious! I walked the length and just enjoyed listening to the birds. As I approached the north end of the closure,Continue reading “All kinds of critters about today…”

More signs of new life in Estabrook Park…

Mom was pretty shy this morning, and I didn’t want to push things, so that’s all I’ve got so far, but the little tyke can already scamper pretty well. Meanwhile, here’s a male rose-breasted grosbeak calling for the female we spotted yesterday. He might want to clean up that beak before she sees it, butContinue reading “More signs of new life in Estabrook Park…”