Chris Gotschalk photo looking down on the boulder field by Elk Spring!
Swan Rangers sent in more wonderful photos from their hikes during the week ending July 11, 2020!
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While the Swan Ranger Saturday group outings remain suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will get a report out each week with items of interest to folks trying to get outside for some "social distancing" and spirit-calming fresh air.
Keith and Pam, along with daughter and grandsons, visited the Swan River Wildlife Refuge and hiked in the adjacent Cruz Waterfowl Production Area. They saw . . .
. . . a couple sandhill cranes and watched . . .
. . . a red-naped sapsucker feeding its young! (Keith Hammer photos above)
Pam Willison took this photo of a better camouflaged sapsucker near Tally Lake, as well as . . .
. . . this photo of a song sparrow singing its heart out . . .
. . . and a snowshoe hare given away by its huge hind feet in spite of its brown summertime coat!
Pat Jaquith sent in a few photos from her adventures on both sides of the Flathead Valley, including this giant helleborine . . .
. . . this sagebrush mariposa lily . . .
. . . and this pair of damselflies!
Debra Schweitzer sent in these photos of her hike with friends to "upper" and . . .
. . . "lower" Buffalo Lakes!