More on Spruce Cones

I twisted apart a few more spruce cones today. I did not find any more with worms, but I did find one that had a long skinny black beetle looking insect. Perhaps the worm I noticed previously is a larval stage of the insect I saw today.

Indian River Road and Trail

[originally written in paper journal and subsequently published on my older site] I am still a little tired from yesterday, so I decided to just go up the road behind the gravel pond off Indian River Road and then cut over to Indian River Trail. It must have been pretty dry here for the last … Read more