Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets: Adults $11, Child (3-12 yrs) $6
27 June 2011 – 1 July 2011
It was another hot week. While the temperatures were only in the upper 80’s and low 90’s, the humidity and lack of wind certainly made it feel warmer. On Thursday the heat index was around 110 causing me to drink water like a fish and dream of air conditioning.
While it was a hot week it was also productive. I nearly finished my surveys, leaving only about one day worth of field work for next week. Then I will be able to sit down, enter the data and begin actually assessing the habitat that is out there.
There were still quite a few animals roaming about. I saw all the staple animals, such as Bobolinks, meadowlarks, and a variety of sparrows. I did also manage tosee some other birds and animals such as Indigo Buntings, Red-Headed Woodpeckers, bullfrogs, a couple different caterpillars, a whole bunch of dragonflies and damselflies and I even managed to flush out another skunk.