Recent Sightings

Sightings Over The Last 30 Days

July 19, 2014

Male and Female Gypsy Moths by Bill Moses

Male and Female Gypsy Moths by Bill Moses

What are those small orange fuzzy things on some tree trunks around the Sanctuary? They are the egg cases of Gypsy Moths. Bill Moses got a great shot of a darker amle and the white female together. If you see these cases, look over the tree trunk and you'll find other stages of the this moth's life cycle.

July 16, 2014

Rhododendron Blossom by Laura Weishaupt

Rhododendron Blossom by Laura Weishaupt

Rhododendron maximum is blooming across the Sanctuary. The name describes this large shrubby plant aslo known as Rosebay. It grows in thickets along the River of Rocks Trail and on the upper end of Lookout Trail. The shady growth provides cover for birds. Visitors can enjoy these during June and July.

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