Open water came early this year

It has been unseasonably warm for this time of the year and the river started to open. Two nights ago we had a thunderstorm that turned into thunder snow.

Yesterday and last night we received about 6 inches of snow. And the river down by us has closed up again.

The trails had been shut down but I saw they were grooming them today.

 

You just had to be there!

Last night’s sunset was one of the most beautiful ones I have seen up here and I have experienced many. These photo’s were taken from my deck looking West and Northwest.                                                                            ENJOY

IT WAS A COLD AND WINDY DAY

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My son decided to snowshoe out to Crater Island last week. Here are some of the pictures that he took.

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The island was the goal

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Getting close to the island

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Close up of Crater Island

Native Plant Sale

native-plant-saleThis is from the Iron County Land & Water Conservation Department’s Facebook page:

“The Native Plant Sale Brochure is ready! Hot off the press! Be sure to get what you need to create a beautiful native garden that will attract butterflies, birds and bees. NEW this year is our Pollinators Pack! You’ll save $2 on this offer and will receive 8 6-packs of grasses and wildflowers that will attract pollinators. Get your orders in while supplies last. To get your order form visit our website www.ironcountylcd.org/plant-sale and click the link for the brochure or call us at 715/561-2234 and we’ll drop one in the mail to you.”

You can click here for a direct link to the brochure. The deadline for orders is February 24. Michael & I have ordered plants through this sale in the past and have always been really happy with them.

Gorgeous

Bonnie H. sent these beautiful Autumn photos from the Turtle River at the south end of the lake. Wow! Thanks, Bonnie!