Nature Happenings

  • Great Backyard Bird Count, mid-month,
  • Project FeederWatch continues,
  • February is National Bird Feeding Month
  • Raccoon, groundhog, beaver, skunk, opossum and rabbit mating seasons.
  • Grackles return north; watch for increased activity at your feeders.
  • Barred Owls and Eastern Screech Owls are courting.
  • Bluebird and other nest boxes need to be cleaned out this month.
  • Look for early waterfowl migrants such as Bufflehead, Common Goldeneyes and Redheads as lakes thaw.
  • Common chickweed appears.