534 Photos - Jan 12, 2010
Photo: New Year's Day 2010Photo: Photo: Photo: Watery portal (Borden Pond leveling drain)Photo: Turtlehead podsPhoto: Photo: A gift from young visitorsPhoto: Photo: Coyote tracks, 1.9.10Photo: Lasting impression...coyote footprintPhoto: Photo: Shapeshift, Coyote's TrailPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Beaver lodge, 1.9.10Photo: Ice shelvesPhoto: GM Walk, 1.17.10Photo: Photographing ice formationsPhoto: Ice cavePhoto: Photo: Tree fungusPhoto: Fungi remnants, 1.17.10Photo: Photo: Beaver lodgePhoto: Winter signsPhoto: Great blue heron footprintsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Muskrat lodgePhoto: Photo: Concord RiverPhoto: Winter duskPhoto: Photo: Photo: GM walk, 2.13.10Photo: Sweet gale, male flower 2.15.10Photo: Sweet gale, female podsPhoto: Sweet gale, femalePhoto: Muskrat feeding platformPhoto: Muskrat lodgePhoto: Multi-story yellow warbler's nestPhoto: Solar leaf impressionsPhoto: Ice cave with frozen formsPhoto: Ice swanPhoto: Swamp dogwood stems in icePhoto: Photo: Ice shelf in floodplain forestPhoto: Photo: Ice platforms in floodplain forestPhoto: Ice edge...illuminated worldPhoto: Photo: Ice scourPhoto: Photo: Photo: Fungus ID anyone?Photo: Frozen riverPhoto: Buttonbush at river's edgePhoto: Photo: Mature black gum treePhoto: Early riser - skunk cabbagePhoto: Photo: Breach, 3.7.10Photo: Photo: Central dike trailPhoto: First caddisfly hatchPhoto: Photo: Frozen starsPhoto: MuskratPhoto: Lycopodium submergedPhoto: Photo: Photo: Red squirrelPhoto: Reddening blueberry stemsPhoto: Winter skirt, red oaksPhoto: Lycopodium obscurumPhoto: Old wallsPhoto: Split rock, stone turtlePhoto: Photo: Dike Trail, east endPhoto: Photo: High water, 3.9.10Photo: Inlet channel -- ice outPhoto: Silky dogwoodPhoto: Silver maples in floodplainPhoto: Photo: One of MANY muskratsPhoto: 3.9.10Photo: Black CrappiePhoto: Silver maple, male (staminate) flowersPhoto: Speckled alder budPhoto: Speckled alder, male and female flower budsPhoto: Photo: Dusky cattail glowPhoto: Waters rising, 3.16.10Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Upstream, 3.16.10Photo: Old North BridgePhoto: Boat House, Old Manse 3.16.10Photo: Water over the Bridge, 3.17.10Photo: Photo: Photo: Upstream, off Monument St.Photo: Downstream from Monument St.Photo: River crests, 3.17.10Photo: Photo: Susan Russo inspects the floodingPhoto: Photo: Dike trail entrancePhoto: Brochures get dunkedPhoto: Photo: Photo: Bay Circuit Trail benchPhoto: To Edge Trail eastPhoto: Edge Trail eastPhoto: Photo: Parking lot entrance, 3.17 at 5 pmPhoto: Dike trail, 3.21.10Photo: Garter snakePhoto: Photo: View of Dike Trail underwaterPhoto: Muskrat lodgePhoto: Overwintered cattail seedsPhoto: Parking lot reopens, 3.21.10Photo: Touching - Skunk CabbagePhoto: WintergreenPhoto: Photo: Dike trail, eastPhoto: Timber TrailPhoto: Old pinePhoto: Washed out culvertPhoto: GM walk, 3.21.10Photo: Ribbon ice in GM parking lotPhoto: Photo: Photo: Ice feathersPhoto: Polypody fernPhoto: Edge Trail, "wetlands" overlookPhoto: Photo: Photo: Flood waters, 4.2.10Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Paddling into the parking lotPhoto: Flood tour, 4.3.10Photo: Photo: Western impoundment looking eastPhoto: Submerged Borden Pond trailPhoto: Red maplePhoto: Red maplePhoto: Western entrancePhoto: River boat rampPhoto: View from boat rampPhoto: Flooding across from boat rampPhoto: Hutchin's FarmPhoto: Hutchin's Farm shorefrontPhoto: Concord River near GMPhoto: Entering over boat rampPhoto: GM April walkPhoto: Carp invasionPhoto: Chickadees readying their nestPhoto: Poison ivy seed pods and new leavesPhoto: Money plant (Lunaria annua)Photo: Shadbush leaf budsPhoto: Receding flood watersPhoto: European mountain ashPhoto: Spring azure (Celastrina ladon)Photo: Partridge berryPhoto: Shagbark hickory leavesPhoto: Polypody fernPhoto: Timber Trail benchPhoto: Photo: Dike TrailPhoto: Lady fern fiddleheadsPhoto: Screech owlPhoto: Hop hornbeam grovePhoto: Hop hornbeam grovePhoto: Crab apple budsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Dead snapping turtlePhoto: Walkers and cattail refugeesPhoto: Cattails upended, 4.25.10Photo: Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum)Photo: Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum)Photo: Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquefolia)Photo: Common blue violetPhoto: Common blue violet, beardsPhoto: Black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)Photo: Northern downy violet (Viola frimbriatula)Photo: Big-tooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)Photo: Grackles in twilight, 5.4.10Photo: Sensitive fernPhoto: Photo: Marsh horsetail (Equisetum palustre)Photo: Photo: Red-winged blackbirdPhoto: False baptisia and ladybugsPhoto: Mama goose sheltering five chicksPhoto: Photo: Silver maple samara (fruits)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Morrow's honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii), 5.6.10Photo: Canada mayflower (Maianthemum canadensis)Photo: Wild oats (Uvularia sessilifolia)Photo: American hazelnut (Corylus americana)Photo: Early blue violet (Viola palmata)Photo: Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)Photo: Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum)Photo: Fused red and white oaksPhoto: Fused red and white oaksPhoto: Twilight Walk, 5.7.10Photo: Canada goose family bedding downPhoto: Photo: Poison Ivy, 5.9.10Photo: Poison Ivy - watch your stepPhoto: Least sandpiper, 5.9.10Photo: Great blue enjoying the rainPhoto: Photo: Heavenly crepuscular raysPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: DisplayPhoto: Marsh wrenPhoto: Annual Concord birdwalkPhoto: Photo: Photo: Wood duck familyPhoto: Breeding northern water snakesPhoto: Breeding northern water snakesPhoto: May monthly walk, 5.29.10Photo: Photo: Photo: Bryan Windmiller with Blanding's TurtlePhoto: European spindletree, 5.24.10Photo: Wood duck family at dawnPhoto: Photo: Photo: Female snapper digging nestPhoto: Photo: SunrisePhoto: Photo: Photo: Swan at dawnPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: WebsPhoto: WebsPhoto: KingbirdPhoto: Geese arrivingPhoto: Dew on multiflora rose leavesPhoto: Moment of Zen - waterPhoto: Moment of Zen - stonesPhoto: Photo: CatfishPhoto: Marooned cattailsPhoto: False Indigo, 5.24.10Photo: Great blue heronPhoto: MallardPhoto: MallardPhoto: Spring vistaPhoto: Tufted loosestrife (Lysimachia thyrsiflora), 5.24.10Photo: Common buttercupPhoto: Ragged robinPhoto: ButtonbushPhoto: Wolffia and pollenPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Multiflora rosePhoto: Photo: Photo: Common bladderwort (Utricularia macrorhiza)Photo: Common bladderwort (Utricularia macrorhiza)Photo: GM Monthly walk, 6.20.10Photo: Black swallowtail caterpillar on Milk parsleyPhoto: Giant bur-reed (Sparganium eurycarpum)Photo: Downy swamp milkweedPhoto: Common mullein, 6.20.10Photo: MulleinPhoto: Green frogPhoto: Engelmann's arrowhead (Sagittaria engelmanniana)Photo: Bullhead lilyPhoto: Pickerel weedPhoto: Pickerel weedPhoto: Pickerel weedPhoto: Fragrant water lilyPhoto: Bullhead lilyPhoto: Young American lotus leafPhoto: Droplets on lotus leafPhoto: Amidst lotusesPhoto: Beaver lodge and GB heronPhoto: Termites eating refuge sign, waterlogged after the flood, 6.27.10Photo: Buttonbush, 7.10.10Photo: Narrow-leaved cattail (female/male flowers)Photo: Showy tick-trefoil (Desmodium canadense)Photo: Milk parsley (Peucedanum palustre)Photo: Milk parsley (Peucedanum palustre)Photo: American lotus (Nelumbo lutea)Photo: Great blue heron with fishPhoto: Common skullcapPhoto: Bugleweed (Ajuga repens)Photo: Wild ricePhoto: Dragonfly silhouette, 7.10.10Photo: Common whitetail (Libellula lydia) dragonflyPhoto: Common whitetail dragonfly, female?Photo: Eastern amberwing (Perithemis tenera) dragonglyPhoto: Twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella) dragonflyPhoto: Dragonfly sp.Photo: Halloween pennant dragonfly (Celithemis eponina)Photo: Monarch and swamp milkweedPhoto: Monarch and swamp milkweedPhoto: ButtonbushPhoto: River, low waterPhoto: Supports for new observation deckPhoto: Photo: Summer eveningPhoto: First cardinal flower, 7.12.10Photo: Pearl crescent butterfly, 7.13.10Photo: Monthly walkers gather, 7.25.10Photo: Photo: Walkers explore the dike trailPhoto: Photo: 7.25.10Photo: LotusPhoto: American lotusPhoto: Widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)Photo: Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)Photo: Swamp rose-mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)Photo: Swamp rose-mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)Photo: Caterpillar hunters checking alder for harvester butterfly larva, 7.25.10Photo: Harvester butterfly caterpillar (center) eating wooly aphids on alderPhoto: Caterpillar walk participantsPhoto: Sam Jaffe and hog sphinx on grapePhoto: Spicebush sphinx caterpillar on sassafrasPhoto: Looking for spicebush swallowtail caterpillarPhoto: Red-spotted purple caterpillar on cherryPhoto: Rising moon and caterpillar huntersPhoto: Photo: Photo: Black-crowned night heronPhoto: Wild ricePhoto: Showy tick-trefoil seedsPhoto: River sunsetPhoto: Turkey roostingPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Black-crowned night heronsPhoto: Photo: Venus in the afterglowPhoto: Chickory, 8.7.10Photo: Water-plantain (Alisma subcordatum)Photo: Water-plantain (Alisma sp.), basal leavesPhoto: Dragonfly sp.Photo: Polygonum sp.Photo: Common milkweed podsPhoto: Evening primrosePhoto: Photo: Blooming mudflatsPhoto: Arrowleaf flowers (Sagitarria sp.)Photo: Lotus leafPhoto: Lotus budPhoto: American lotus budPhoto: Lotus fieldPhoto: Photo: Lotus blossomPhoto: Photo: Omniscience - lotus podPhoto: Polygonum sp.Photo: Lady's thumbPhoto: Sunset walk, 8.7.10Photo: Photo: Sunset viewPhoto: Photo: Bumblebee (Bombus impatiens) on Devil's beggar-ticks (Bidens frondosa)Photo: New observation platform, 9.6.10Photo: Photo: Common eastern bumblebee on joe-pye weedPhoto: Dragonfly sp.Photo: Dragonfly sp.Photo: Foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum)Photo: Foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum)Photo: Turtleheads (Chelone glabra)Photo: Shell of freshwater snailPhoto: Marsh St. Johnswort (Triadenum virginicum), 9/12/10Photo: Turtleheads (Chelone glabra)Photo: Wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)Photo: Wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)Photo: Swamp milkweedPhoto: Milkweed aphids (Aphis nerii) and a grazing ladybug larvaPhoto: Pearl crescent butterfly (Phyciodes tharos)Photo: Climbing false buckwheatPhoto: Climbing false buckwheatPhoto: Nodding bur-marigold (Bidens cernua)Photo: PilewortPhoto: Ants and wooly aphids on alder branchesPhoto: Photo: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), fertile frondPhoto: Base of cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum)Photo: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), fertile and sterile frondsPhoto: Small white aster (Symphyotrichum racemosum)Photo: Three-seeded mercury (Acalypha rhomboidea)Photo: Orache (Atriplex sp.)Photo: Purple-leaved willow herb (Epilobium coloratum), 9/18/10Photo: Photo: Beetle on goldenrod, 9.15.10Photo: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), fertile frondPhoto: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), sterile frondPhoto: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), fertile and sterile frondsPhoto: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), sterile frondPhoto: Cut-leaved grape fern (Botrychium dissectum), sterile frondPhoto: Photo: Photo: Fox grape (Vitis lambrusca)Photo: Photo: GrapesPhoto: Devil's beggar-ticks (Bidens frondosa)Photo: PilewortPhoto: Lotus leaf reflections, 9.15.10Photo: Jewelweed podPhoto: Jewelweed seeds - Robin's egg blue surprisePhoto: Turquoise seed inside Jewelweed (Touch-me-not) pod.Photo: Swamp or silky dogwood (Cornus amonum)Photo: Graceful common milkweed seedPhoto: Comma butterflyPhoto: Refill, 9.29.10Photo: Dogwood Sawfly larva (Macremphytus testaceus), 10.3.10Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ganoderma lucidum on silver maplePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Common three-seed mercury (Acalypha rhomboidea)Photo: Leaf minersPhoto: Honeysuckle, late bloomerPhoto: Wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata) fruit with seedPhoto: Dried wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)Photo: Swamp rose hipsPhoto: Swamp mallow podsPhoto: View west from lower impoundmentPhoto: Blue mushroomPhoto: Blue-stemmed goldenrod (Solidago caesia)Photo: Water-pepper (Persicaria hyropiper), 10.12.10Photo: Purplestem beggarticks (Bidens connata)Photo: Lady's thumb (Polygonum caespitosum)Photo: Lady's thumb (Polygonum caespitosum)Photo: Lady's thumb (Polygonum caespitosum)Photo: Watching fall migrantsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Downy swamp milkweedPhoto: Nightshade leaves (Solanum dulcamara)Photo: Nightshade fruit (Solanum dulcamara)Photo: Photo: Royal fern (Osmunda regalis)Photo: Photo: Water pump, 10.12.10Photo: Photo: Wild ricePhoto: Silver maple leavesPhoto: Autumn movementPhoto: Cattail seeds take flight. BestPhoto: Wild rice and foliage, 10.23.10Photo: Harrier huntingPhoto: 10.23.10Photo: Color layersPhoto: Muskrat lodges in the lotus field. FoliagePhoto: Buttonbush seed headsPhoto: Photo: Umbel essence - Milk ParsleyPhoto: American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)Photo: Pin cherry var.?Photo: Ruby-crowned kinglet (female)Photo: Ruby-crowned kinglet (female)Photo: Ruby-crowned kinglet (female)Photo: ArrowwoodPhoto: Bathing savannah sparrow