Swan Rangers Watch Summer Arrive!
Swan River by Chris Gotschalk

Swan Rangers watched summer arrive during their outings this past week!

Scroll down to see the rest of their photos and details.

In our lead photo, Chris Gotschalk shows us the rivers are still up as the snow melts.

 

Keith Hammer caught the sun rising at its northernmost spot over the Swan Range on Summer Solstice while . . .

 

. . . Norma Linsky shows us the snow is disappearing in the low country . . .

 

. . . though it is lingering in the high country!

 

Pam Willison found some Blue camas while . . .

 

. . . Ruth Quist found some Meadow death camas!

 

Pam also saw some Sticky geranium . . .

 

. . . Mariposa lily and . . .

 

. . . a “buck in the velvet!”

 

Pat Jaquith saw a Spotted sandpiper and . . .

 

. . . a Yellow-rumped warbler trying to dry out!

 

Dee Blank saw some really wet Calypso orchids and . . .

 

. . . beautiful growth rings in a Spruce tree broken off by a big wind!

 

Skip Via saw Striped coralroot while . . .

 

. . . Lynn Smith found a spider well suited for camouflage on a Ladyslipper!

 

Ruth Quist shows us some cute goslings and . . .

 

. . . in our parting shot, reminds us to always be prepared to share the trail with other wildlife!

If you have interesting photos of your outings, send them along with a description to keith@swanview.org and we'll try to work them into these weekly reports!

This article published on June 22, 2024 • [Permalink]