Month: April 2010

Orchids, Rumors, Minks, and Snapper John

I think this post will exemplify the randomness that we here at Wahkeena experience on a weekly basis. No complaints, it makes life very interesting! Orchids:The long awaited time is here, the first of several orchids are in bloom. The Showy Orchis is in…

Where are the April Showers?

Well, it doesn’t seem to matter too much, because there are more flowers in bloom to report.Here they are:Large-flowered TrilliumWild Blue PhloxForget-me-notsGreek ValerianSpring CressDog VioletDogwoodCrabapple (white and pink)Sweet WoodruffSwamp ButtercupNorthern White VioletCreeping Phlox

Blooms and Birds

This warm weather has made the wildflowers explode. Some things are pretty early. We haven’t had much of a chance to do any serious birding, but I’ve included what we know of so far. Blooms:BloodrootCommon Blue VioletYellow VioletCelendine PoppyConfederate VioletSpring BeautiesDutchman’s BreechesSquirrel CornRedbudServiceberryRue AnemoneHepaticaVirginia…

Spring is springing!

What a treat it has been having all this warm weather! Things are greening up and popping out every which way you look. Bloodroot has been out for over a week now, and there are Cut-leaved Toothwort blooms out on the Cassa Burro trail….

Great News!

We have really wonderful news to tell you about. Our admission fee has been lowered to $5.00! So tell your family and friends!