Month: August 2012

A Prairie Walk

We took our new fall intern for a nature walk the other day. We walked through the woods up to the prairie. Our prairie is planted on part of the preserve not open to the public, although we occationally take off-trail walks to these…

Correction!

There has been a correction made to the Autumn Discovery Walk dates. The corrected date is Oct. 28. It is NOT the 27th as that day is for the Halloween program. When you click on the link for the Programs Page, everything should be correct…

Babes, Part II

Yesterday we had some slightly older kids… So, where’s the kitty? Chicken nuggets don’t taste like chicken. Now that I’m warmed up to snakes, it’s pretty cool. Squirrels love to fly. Did we find whatever that’s called? Nothing affects me until I’m asleep.

Out of the mouths of babes…

So here is a brief glimpse into our world. We do a lot of programming with children. Here are some things that we hear. Enjoy! Look! A kitty! Nature is cool and gross. Look! a kitty! Don’t poke the millipede. Look! A kitty! You can…

Walking near the Water

This time of year it’s the most interesting place to be walking. This is because near the water is where there is the most sun and consequently, the most flowers and the most insects, etc. I can always find something new to see in…

A few more flowers

New flowers in bloom! TurtleheadIndian TobaccoFalse PimpernelDitch StonecropCardinal FlowerGreat Blue LobeliaGoldenrod spp.