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Underwater in Mayberry Park

In Summer by KelseyFitzgerald1 Comment

After a long week working from home in front of the computer, I snuck down to Mayberry Park Friday morning for a walk. It’s been too long! Sunflowers and rabbitbrush were blooming, the …

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Milkweed in Macro

In Summer, Wildlife by KelseyFitzgerald2 Comments

There are more than 100 species of milkweed in North America, but only two are common along the Truckee River: Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) and Narrow-leaved milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis). If …

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Mink on the move

In Summer, Wildlife by KelseyFitzgerald0 Comments

American mink are fun to watch any time of year, but during late June, the mink-watching gets even better: it’s time to start looking for mink babies! Baby mink are called “kits”, and …