Spicebush, “forsythia of the wilds” is beginning to bloom delicate yellow blossoms along Wildwood Way Trail, the East Shore Trail and parts of the Towpath.
Our first Great Egrets of the year were spotted on the Lake today!
An Eastern Phoebe was observed by the Paxton Creek Bridge.
Artists participating in the 2023 Art In The Wild Exhibition have begun installation. Please do not touch their works-in-progress.
35-40 Tundra Swans were spotted on the Lake today.
Park Maintenance Staff are working to cut down invasive, non-native Tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima) in the Park, which is a known favorite host species for the invasive Spotted Lantern Fly.
Skunk Cabbage is blooming along the East Shore Trail. A few garter snakes made an appearance with the recent warm weather.
5 mature Bald Eagles were seen over the Lake this morning.
A variety of waterfowl is enjoying the ice-free lake conditions including American Wigeon, American Coot, Hooded Merganser, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Canada Goose.
The Boardwalks are open.