Nature walk this Saturday at 6:30 — Meet at east door of Museum of Science and Industry!

All photos have been taken in Hyde Park (Chicago) during the past few weeks.

Time to get out and see all these flowering plants before the goldenrods and asters take over!    Nature walk is Saturday evening at 6:30.  We meet at the east door of the Museum of Science and Industry.

Beaver spotted swimming off music bridge (bridge on north side of bobolink meadow -look away from the boat harbor)

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rattlesnake master

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moon rise on our last moon watch

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photo darkened so you can easily see the rabbit in the moon.

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Lots of green darner dragonflies were at the blue moon watch

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silver-spotted skipper

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question mark butterfly on butterfly bush

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giant robber fly

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Can you find the green caterpillar in this photo?

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tall bellflower

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fire pink (oops, this is royal catchfly!, thanks aaron!) 

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We”ll sort out all the yellow look-alikes on the walk! Is this a black-eyed susan, a coneflower, a cup plant, a sunflower or something else?

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another yellow flower to sort out

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a primrose family member

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swamp milkweed

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jewelweed or spotted touch-me-not

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A new local! A deer, who has been spotted with 2 fawns

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cormorants enjoying the turtle habitat

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black-capped chickadee

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juvenile spotted sandpipers

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monarch on butterfly bush

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crabapple with cedar apple rust

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elderberry berries

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