July Highlights From The Trail

July was focused more on the water habitat than the conventional trail. I thought with the hot weather in July a few critters might want to cool off in the creek but I had no idea of how much bathing would take place. New species included a Woodland Jumping Mouse, a mink and a “Twirking…

Fox vs. Snack

A fox looking for a midnight snack. It’s probably a mouse or shrew. It’s difficult to see but the potential meal gets away. It is just a small blur in the IR illumination. Full screen helps. It’s not easy being a┬ápredator.

Changes Along The Creek

I don’t go down the hill to our creek every day, or every week for that matter, but in the spring it seems like it undergoes a complete transformation overnight. The plants and the cinnamon ferns in particular appear over a relatively short period and I thought I’d try to catch them developing this year…

Eyes in The Woods

This is one of my favorite trail cam videos. I couldn’t have choreographed it better if I did it myself. It takes place along a walking path in the woods in northern Muskegon County, Michigan. I won’t spoil it. Just watch it and I’ll have a few words below. No, don’t cry wolf. The low…