Category: spring

Time flies…

As per usual, spring is getting ahead of me! I have a few more blooms to share with you, but there are probably a few more. I haven’t had time to walk the trails yet this week. There are a lot more birds back…

The beast has been unleashed!

I said this to Tom the other day when it looked like there might be some salamander activity that night. For me at my house, “the beast” – I mean spring – got loose last weekend. I live in Hocking County and although I’m…

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….

Mistakes and Mysteries

Ack! I know that the previous post said the off-trail hike was in April. That was not right! It’s in March of course, spring starts in March. I have fixed that. Also, I am aware that the calendar is not at the bottom of…

Calendar Update

Have you been wishing for spring to get here? I know I am looking forward to it a lot more than in years past. Maybe this will help or maybe it will just make things worse, I don’t know! I hope it helps! I’ve…

April showers brought LOTS of flowers!

Spring is definitely in full swing now. There are tons of wildflowers in bloom, too many to list here, although I will mention a few. Showy orchis is just beginning to bloom. I know today is Sunday, and we will be closed for the…

Welcome to Wahkeena

Welcome to the Wahkeena blog! I meant to have the first post before opening weekend (April 4, 5), but time flies when you’re having fun! And we have a lot of fun here at Wahkeena. Sometimes too much fun! Spring is in full swing….