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A walk around the prairie on a beautiful day and the insects were busy filling up on nectar on the only remaining flower, Canadian Goldenrod.

Grasshopper

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My wife and I spent a beautiful morning walking along the Park Point Beach. We were thinking of all the folks in Florida who want to live on the beach but have to endure hurricanes to do so. They should think of moving to Duluth.

Walking around the Prairie I encountered a number of insects this week. The Flower Flies and Grasshoppers are really out in large numbers.

Red-legged Grasshopper

Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Flower Fly

Flower Fly

Dragon Fly

Walking through the prairie I found a large cluster of Milkweed Tiger Moth Caterpillars. These beautiful caterpillars turn into a very plain moth.

The Touch-me-nots have been out along the Red Cedar State Trail. The insects seem to be enjoying them.

We have been having a lot of dew in the morning so I walked around the Prairie to get some photos.

Common Yarrow

Butter and Eggs

Foxtail

Gloriosa Daisy

These are some of the photos I took on a walk through the farm prairie this week.

Monarch Butterfly

Gloriosa Daisy

Lilies

Sowthistle

Honey Bee

A few shots from several visits to the Duluth Rose Garden.

 

As people walked around through the uplifted ice pieces would break off and get scattered around. Some of them made beautiful subject for photography.

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More photos from the Apostle Islands Ice Caves can be found on my website.

 

The clear ice at the Apostle Islands in addition to providing some nice ice fractures also provided some really interesting ice patterns. I also spent a considerable time looking for interesting ice patterns.

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More photos from the Apostle Islands Ice Caves can be found on my website.