Our nature log (pictured above) has been full for a couple weeks now, so we finally decided to wipe it clean and start anew. But before we wiped the slate clean, we took a moment to recording what people spotted at or around Chik-Wauk in the time from 5/25/2013 – 7/6/2013.
6/1 Beaver in bay
6/24 Moose cow and calf in the road from Voyageurs
6/28 Saw a bear near Greenwood Lake
6/20 Adult moose horns 10′ off Moose Pond Drive
5/25 Ruffed grouse in driveway
5/25 White throated sparrow
5/25 Loons on nest
5/31 Juncos, goldfinches, blue jay at feeders
6/10 Hummingbirds at feeder
6/14 Evening grosbeak at feeder
6/19 Loon in middle of lake, diving
6/14 Columbine, bunchberry, purple vetch, wild roses
6/15 Moccasin flowers on Moccasin Lake and Tamarack Alley hiking trails
6/29 Yellow water lilies in bay
7/4 Iris on lake side of the parking lot
5/26 Spring azure butterfly
5/28 Large marble butterfly
6/7 Canadian tiger swallowtail butterfly
6/11 We hike up Blueberry Hil1!
6/20 We saw moose tracks on Blueberry Hill Trail
7/1 Saw moose scat on Blueberry Hill Trail
When you swing by Chik-Wauk, be sure right down any interesting flora or fauna you spot. Your observations help us keep track of when wildflowers are blooming and might help other visitors spot wildlife or birds.