Tag Archives: Snail

So I went to a BioBlitz…

The Nahant Marsh Education Center, in cooperation with a number of other organizations conducted a bioblitz last weekend in the Illiniwek Forest Preserve in Hampton, Illinois last weekend. The idea behind a bioblitz is that a bunch of people who … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Spring

It is a cool day today–42 degrees F.  To those of you on the more logical scale, that is 6 degrees C.  Winter is taking its own sweet time leaving us. I wanted to take some pictures of some critters … Continue reading

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Snails

Yesterday I moved some piles of firewood and came across a couple of upland pillsnails, Euchemotrema fraternum.  I was surprised at how well they seemed to be doing, given the extended drought that we had this summer. When they are … Continue reading

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Small (very small) Signs of Spring

We had some slightly warmer weather today.  We still have areas of snow on the ground, but it is melting.  I wandered around our lawn looking for invertebrates. I had to look under some firewood before I found anything.  This … Continue reading

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