Field Notes

Monarch Butterflies

July 15, 2018 A special treat during the warm days of summer is the sight of stately Monarchs flying above open meadows. Look closer and you can...
Field Notes

American White Pelican

June 15, 2018 There’s a bit of the exotic down at the marsh. This year, and fairly regularly, an American White Pelican or two will venture out...
Field Notes

Wrack Lines

April 15, 2018 Have you ever noticed the piles of natural debris that wash up on the shoreline? These are called wrack lines. In Michigan, wrack lines...
Field Notes

Arctic Visitors / Snowy Owls

January 1, 2018 Although it may not seem like it, spring is in the air — at least for visiting migratory bird species from the Arctic tundra...
Field Notes

Invasive Species Goats

August 30, 2017 We have some new helpers in the fight against troublesome invasive species! The goats seen here are munching on autumn olive in a wooded...