River Reports

A mink

September 30, 2023

Water going ever higher due to beaver dams.

Spotted a mink, wood ducks, a Canada goose, and kingfishers.

A dam

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.

Fall colours

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.

Painted Turtle

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.