Category Archives: tracks and sign

Ground Dogwood Growing from Yellow Cedar

While walking the Forest and Muskeg trail yesterday, I stopped to take the pictures I’m using on this post. There are two things in particular that catch my eye, one that I noticed at the time (and prompted me to … Continue reading

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Sand Trails on Rock – My Thoughts

Original post where the mystery is offered. If you’ve not read it already, check it out and then come back here. Given the uniformity of the trail, my best guess at this time is a gastropod of some sort. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Sand Trails on Rock

I almost passed by without noticing the odd streak of sand across a face of the rock embedded in the beach. I was in a broad transition zone between the sandy lower beach and loose cobbles at the base of … Continue reading

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Yellow Jacket Gathering Wood Fiber

Earlier this year I posted about yellow jacket scrape marks on my deck. The activity has continued throughout the summer and I finally got around to trying to capture (digitally) one of the workers. I posted a photo on bugguide … Continue reading

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Brown Bear Tracks

While waiting for others to show up for a hike at Indian River trailhead, I saw someone start up the trail. She came back just a few minutes later and said hello to me – I had not recognized her … Continue reading

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Yellow Jacket Nest

On a recent walk to the park, I was interested to notice at least two different chunks of yellow jacket nests on the ground along the trail. I’m not sure what species was working on them – I’ve seen a … Continue reading

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