Posts Tagged ‘McDowell Forest Preserve’

While I’m gone, I’ll be posting a daily photo of frost in McDowell Forest Preserve. On this morning, everything was covered with frost. When the sun rose, the entire world glittered.

As my time in McDowell Forest Preserve begins to come to a close, I look back and realize I’ve seen many wonderful things. But until recently, I hadn’t seen a beaver. I’d seen their work: the gnawed on or gnawed down trees. I’d see the attempts to prevent that work: fencing around the bottoms of young trees. I’d seen what I thought were their dens, but I’d never seen an occupant.

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