September 30, 2023
Water going ever higher due to beaver dams.
Spotted a mink, wood ducks, a Canada goose, and kingfishers.
September 17, 2023
Water still high due to the dams at 2.5km and 3km. Lots of fall colours.
Spotted painted turtles, great horned owls, merlins, wood ducks, and a red-tailed hawk.
September 4, 2023
A dam has formed at 2.5km which has raised the water level prior to that point.
Spotted painted turtles, merlins, wood ducks, and a kingfisher.
A muskrat running to the water
July 27, 2023
Water is at a good level now from recent rain. No blockages.
Spotted a muskrat, a great horned owl, painted turtles, and a wood duck and ducklings.
A wood duck and a mallard
July 12, 2023
Water is still very low, but OK to get through.
Spotted a muskrat, wood ducks and ducklings, and a mallard and ducklings.
Beaver dam under construction
June 23, 2023
Water is very low, had to clear some branches. A beaver is building a dam at the end of the run which may help matters.
Spotted great horned owls, mallards, a wood duck, and a white-tailed deer.
A great horned owl being pestered by a blue jay
June 12, 2023
No blockages, water is down a little bit but still at a good level.
Spotted great horned owls, mallards, a wood duck with ducklings, white-tailed deer and a sandpiper.
A green scene
June 1, 2023
River is somewhat higher than before, but very nice.
Spotted great horned owls, a painted turtle, mallards, wood ducks, and a white-tailed deer.
May 22, 2023
Much greener than before. Needed to clear some branches, but the way is clear again.
Spotted great horned owls, painted turtles, a beaver, sandpipers, and white-tailed deer.
Great Horned Owl
May 10, 2023
River is high from springtime but no longer outside of its banks. Not very green yet. Cleared some debris but was able to make it through without portages.
Spotted a great horned owl, a painted turtle, and a sandpiper.