Last week's woodsy ramble and photo session began in State Game Lands 181, in York County, PA. There were no clear overlooks on the trail taken, but many opportunities to glimpse the Susquehanna through the leafless deciduous forest. Another section was mostly evergreen, with a layer of needles making for soft footing underneath.
We ventured off-trail frequently, and discovered markers of various points on the life cycle, like the gnawed remnants of white tailed deer bones:
The first spathes of skunk cabbage emerging creekside:
The nest stop was the Indian Steps Museum. The building was still closed for season--it is well worth a visit--but we were free to wander the grounds.
|52 Ways to Look at the River, week 36 image|
|52 Ways to Look at the River, week 36 panel|
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