Nature Happenings

  • June is Perennial Garden Month & National Rivers Month
  • Many seed-eating birds swallow small stones which remain in the gizzard, a muscular part of the stomach. The stones in the gizzard help break up hard seeds and nuts.
  • Bird migration is finished. Birds that are here now are summer residents that nest.
  • Fawns continue to be born through mid-month.
  • Wood Duck and Mallard ducklings hatch and venture forth early in the month.
  • Canada Geese begin molting.
  • Bats give birth.
  • Mosquitoes can become a problem.
  • Be sure to keep your feeders and bird baths clean and your seed fresh.