We went on a guided walk through Cedarburg Bog today with the Friends of the Cedarburg Bog. It was a short walk in blazing heat along a boardwalk. I don't have much to say about the walk itself, since it was a slow shuffle with everyone staring down at the bog floor, looking for fascinating things to ask the naturalist about. We learned about how it's less a bog than a string fen, and how there are soil types with names like gyttja, and how a depression in a bog is called a flark.
I also took some pictures of flowers! Here's a quick bouquet.Read More