Our nature walk this week was just as wonderful as the one last week. We learned so much and had fun with friends. Our host and guide was a walking nature encyclopedia. That's what I want to be someday!
Here he is telling us about goldenrod and New York ironweed.
He showed us an American chestnut he planted from a seed, which cost $30. The trees were nearly wiped out by blight in the early 1900's.
Common leaf-footed bug on autumn olive
Meadow katydid on cocklebur
Can't figure this little bee out. Everything it looks like lives out west.
Horse nettle - very poisonous!
Rohan found an eastern garter snake.
Lichens on cypress