Around Swan Lake

It’s the first day of summer by bird recording conventions, and while I didn’t really going birding per se, I did spend a little time around Swan Lake this morning before walking to frisbee. It was nice to hear the Red-winged Blackbirds in the distance. I was a little surprised to see a lone Greater … Read more

Cloudberry Flowers

Over the years, I’ve noticed that even though sometimes cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus) plants are common in a muskeg, there might not always be any fruit. At some point along the way I learned that male and female flowers are on separate plants, and the reason some places had plants but no fruit is that all … Read more