European woolcarder bee by Skip Via.
Swan Rangers focused mostly on the small stuff during the week ending Saturday, August 21, though wetter weather is now helping clear the heat and smoke from the air!
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Ranger photos captured everything from bees, as in Skip Via's lead photo, to . . .
. . . Debra Schweitzer's photo of a grizzly bear and her two cubs, one black and one brown!
While the heat was still on, Joel Vignere declared he either needs smaller hawks visiting his yard or . . .
. . . a larger bird bath!
Ruth Quist got the eyeball from two vultures along Strawberry Lake Road while . . .
. . . Pam Willison had to seek out this Eastern kingbird under . . .
. . . the watchful eye of an osprey!
Pam also came across this beautiful, though non-native, chicory!
Dee Blank noticed that pika were particularly active in the cooler weather Thursday, and got a great photo of this one!
Pat Jaquith brightens our day with this photo of a Milbert's tortoiseshell butterfly and . . .
. . . Pam Willison's photo of wild rosehips reminds us that Autumn is on its way!