WETLANDS CLOSURE UPDATE: Hidden Lake and Redbud trails are closed. All other Wetland trails are now open.
Click here to see current trail closures.
WETLANDS CLOSURE UPDATE: Hidden Lake and Redbud trails are closed. All other Wetland trails are now open.
Click here to see current trail closures.

Nature Notes

PLANT LIFE

WILD LIFE

Downy Yellow Violet

Blooming in the uplands – look off of Linden Trail

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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Seen & heard around the Riverview Boardwalk

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Downy Blue Violet

Blooming in the uplands – look off of Linden Trail

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American Redstart

Reported on 5/2

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Dutchmans Breeches

Blooming abundantly throughout the Forest

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Yellow-rumped Warbler

Reported on 4/18

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Redbud

Blooming near the FFNC entrance and off of Dennis Plaza

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Painted Turtle

Sunning on the logs in the pond in Childs Hollow and in the wetlands

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Boreal Chorus Frog

Calls can be heard in the wetlands

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North American Bullfrog

Spotted in the wetlands, camouflaged among the duckweed

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Pileated Woodpecker

Heard calling near Child’s Hollow on 5/3

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