|The last of the snow on |
April 11. It vanished
The marsh peepers are a welcome arrival. Peepers (more accurately, Pseudacris crucifer) are small chorus frogs and, to be more accurate still, they were already here. They’re creatures of the wetlands and the bog around the pond below our home is a perfect ecosystem for them. And, because it is conservation land, the peepers are likely to remain happily ensconced.
|A marsh peeper|
|Crocuses in the |
Spring is coming on strong. It is a terrific prize to be treasured after a winter like the one we’re just gone through.