September 23rd. Sumac (Rhus sp.) has started to turn.
As have the Red Maples (Acer rubrum).
September 28th. New York Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis).
This is a "late bloomer" due to regrowth after being mowed
earlier in the summer.
A common fall Aster (Aster sp.).
A Stinkpot mud turtle (Sternothaerus odoratus).
September 29th. Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) were hatching, digging their way to the surface, and heading to water.
October 2nd. Another foggy dawn.
October 4th. Foggy, and the leaves are getting colorful.
Note the beaver trails through the lily pads.
October 9th. A rainy afternoon at Cranberry Bog.
Multiflora Rose hips (Rosa multiflora).
Raspberry canes. Spiny!
Silverrod (Solidago bicolor), a white Goldenrod.
White Baneberry or "Doll's-eyes" (Actaea pachypoda).