Museum open to public at 10am, Saturday, February 28.
A red-shouldered hawk soars in the clear blue sky above the Wetlands in Explore the Wild.

January 21, 2015

A Fine Day…Week

Go for it!

December 26, 2014

A warm winter day

A pickerel frog for the hawk, a photo-op for me.

December 12, 2014


A tailless skink.

October 20, 2014

A Tale of Two Tails

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

September 16, 2014

Other September Sights

Partridge pea waiting for sulphur butterflies to come along.

August 25, 2014

In The Mean Time

A newly morphed bullfrog.

July 25, 2014

Frogs Mature

Two male yellow-bellied sliders.

July 22, 2014

Stacked and Happy

This northern water snake is both cooling off and waiting for prey to come along.

July 10, 2014

Snakes in Holes

Blue Dasher (male).

May 30, 2014

Did you see that?

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

The first snake swims off with its prize.

April 28, 2014

A Fishing Expedition

A Gray Squirrel seems unconcerned with my presence as it munches on some delicacy it found in the receptacle of trash.

April 21, 2014

Some Goings On

As you can see, they're quite small.

April 11, 2014

288 Days Later!

Are these the snapping turtle's parents?

April 10, 2014


Note how Big Red's pattern stands out when wet.

April 7, 2014

Just Add Heat!

A male Falcate Orangetip, only seen for three or four weeks each spring.

March 24, 2014

The Pace Quickens

Common Blue Violet growing on the north side of the Wetlands.

March 21, 2014

Spring Too

A sycamore ball bursting open to spread its seeds to the wind.

March 13, 2014

Sights of Spring

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