Photographs from the Derr wetland restoration project
February 25, 2013. 12:06 pm.
Canada geese and mallards are among the many migratory water birds that visited the wetland. The heaviest use comes during the northward migration in late winter/early spring.
March 3, 2013. 9am.
Three white-tailed deer pass through the wetland with a group of mallards in the background.
June 9, 2013. 11:36 am.
Two bald eagles, one mature and one immature, stand on the edge of the water. This may be part of the family that nested about a mile to the north of this wetland.
June 5, 2013. 9:50pm.
Great blue herons are very frequent visitors to the wetland. This one was taking advantage of the last light of the day.
June 13, 2013. 9:54 am.
The camera documented our land steward, Nelson Winkel, releasing Galerucella beetles to help us control the invasive purple loosestrife plants that have gained a foothold on the site.
September 23, 2013. 8:27 am. Anne Stine, one of the Hubbard Fellows, was working in the wetland this day. She was pulling purple loosestrife plants as we tried to remove new plants before they bloomed and set seed.
May 26, 2013. 8:36 pm.
So far, this is Helzer's favorite from the timelapse cameras.