WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Majestic! Magnificent! Unforgettable! Those three words do a superb job of describing an Osprey’s behavior when it’s time to fish for dinner. Ospreys are amazing fish-hunting birds that are found along ocean coasts as well as the shorelines of many large lakes and wide rivers on all continents, excluding Antarctica. … Continue reading The Mighty Osprey!
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY “Get that ‘up north’ feeling without leaving the suburbs at top-rated Stony Creek Metropark. Extending across Oakland and Macomb counties, the park’s 4,435 scenic acres abound with opportunity for outdoor recreation all year-long” (Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority). There’s so much more than an up north feeling that Stony Creek offers, but … Continue reading Mystery of Stony Creek’s Osprey Trail
Osprey’s are experiencing resurgence in Oakland County – learn more about these magnificent birds of prey!
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY “January observations can be almost as simple and peaceful as snow, and almost as continuous as cold. There is time not only to see who had done what, but to speculate why.” A Sand County Almanac (Leopold, 1949) We are two weeks into the new year, and with increased hours … Continue reading Nature’s Way Almanac 2021
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Dragonflies have ruled the skies of planet Earth since before the time of the great dinosaurs. They survived cataclysmic extinction events that eliminated other species and set back human evolution In the blink of an eye, dragonflies can change their flight direction, speed, and elevation with aerodynamic skills that even … Continue reading Flying Dragons of Summer!