It's the cream-colored areas betweent the segments and along the lower sides of the beetle that glows.

October 13, 2014


A black willow was host to this web.

October 6, 2014

Misty Mornings

A not quite full-adult plumaged bald eagle makings its way south.

September 23, 2014

Bald Eagle

A prairie warble forages in a pine in Explore the Wild.

September 16, 2014

Other September Sights

An orb weaver web stretched across the path.

September 10, 2014

Spider Time

A very fresh harvester caterpillar dines on aphids in the Wetlands (8/23/14).

August 27, 2014

Harvesters Have Arrived!

Partridge pea waiting for sulphur butterflies to come along.

August 25, 2014

In The Mean Time

The larvae respond as a group when disturbed.

August 22, 2014

What’s the Difference?

Named for the "frosty" area on its hindwings, the hoary edge samples the most popular nectar source in town, Joe pye weed.

August 13, 2014

Summertime Sightings

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cincindela sexguttata). Find them in spring on the ground in wooded areas, hiking trails, roads, etc.

July 28, 2014

Beetles in our Midst

A Yellow-billed Cuckoo.

July 21, 2014

A Cuckoo and a Sphinx

Dogbane Leaf Beetle (6/27/14).

June 27, 2014


A living, breathing Taper-tailed Darner.

June 19, 2014


Blue Dasher (male).

May 30, 2014

Did you see that?

Give me that!

May 26, 2014

Out and About

This groundhog resides in the Black Bear Enclosure. Look for him there, just to the right and behind the water feature.

May 13, 2014

Spring Happenings

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