Swan Range from wetlands by Skip Via.
Swan Rangers enjoyed both snow and signs of Spring during their outings this past week, before the big thaw gets underway!
Click here or scroll down for the Rangers' photos and details!
In our lead photo, Skip Via frames the Swan Range with valley bottom wetlands vegetation.
Dee Blank found where a critter used a frozen waterway to navigate another wetland near the Swan Range and . . .
. . . Chris Gotschalk found a river with lots of ice and pressure ridges from last week's arctic blast!
Pat Jaquith saw signs of Spring in these pussy willow buds and . . .
. . . Keith Hammer watched these Bald eagles from a respectful distance as they were tidying up their nest.
Dani Mayberry captured the essence of March weather; a combination of snow squalls and sunshine!
Ruth Quist shares a Rough-legged hawk on-the-wing with us!
Keith Hammer went for a solo ski to enjoy the abundant snow and get some alone time, but . . .
. . . he instead ran into an elephant . . .
. . . a baby raven about to fall off its perch . . .
. . . and a shy woman hiding behind her shawl!
In our parting shot, Dee Blank found some nice sunlight falling on cattails and cottonwood trees!