|Native spotted lady beetles (Coleomegilla maculata) escape the rising water|
While Great Meadows NWR lies squarely in the Concord River floodplain, helping to absorb and divert seasonal river rises, wildlife and visitors must adapt to temporary inconveniences...and opportunities.
|Inundated dike trail|
|Beaver surfaces and explores new territories|
|Beaver surprised to see me wading along...tail slap!|
|Great blue heron keeps one step ahead, sharing the trail|
|Final notes of the day|