June Nature Happenings

• Blackberries are ripening. They're a favorite of raccoons, squirrels, birds and people

• As the month progresses, feeders can become busy with visiting parents and fledglings

• House Wrens are nesting

• Snapping Turtles emerge onto land to lay eggs

• Drought conditions often prevail; a freshly-changed bird bath will draw in a variety of birds

• Bullfrogs begin calling

• Young raccoons emerge and venture out with their mothers

• June is Perennial Garden Month & National Rivers Month