July 24, 2011

2010 Bobcat and Black Bear Sightings

ODNR Division of Wildlife Confirmed Sightings

Bobcat 2009: 92
Bobcat 2010: 106

Black Bear 2009: 51
Black Bear 2010: 64

Source: Wild Ohio magazine. Summer 2011.

July 19, 2011

Jeremiah Morrow Bridge

The Jeremiah Morrow Bridge spans the Little Miami River
near Fort Ancient in Warren County

Wood Strawberry

Heartleaf Hedgenettle

Tall Bellflower

Deptford Pink

Red Clover

A solemn monument to a lost loved one

July 15, 2011

Chaparral Prairie State Nature Preserve

The Bald Hill of Chaparral Prairie

Butterfly Weed


Prairie Dock

Prairie False Indigo

Wild Potato-vine


Spotted St. Johnswort

St. Johnswort

July 4, 2011

Shoemaker State Nature Preserve

Cedar Fork

Undercut Dolomite Formation

Cedar Fork

Cedar Fork

Cedar Fork

View of Tolle Hill

Virginia Bluebells


Sessile Trillium


Rue Anemone

Blue Phlox

Fort Hill State Memorial

Forest cathedral

Hopewell earthworks

 Inside the Keyhole, 77' long natural tunnel in the Peebles dolomite

Western entrance of the Keyhole

Eastern entrance of the Keyhole (Bridge Creek exits the natural tunnel here
and empties into the Baker Fork of Ohio Brush Creek)

Crested Dwarf Iris

Violet Wood-sorrel


Forest gods along the Buckeye Trail