April 6th Night Walk

Night Walk 2019-04-06 People

Another successful night walk experience at Crews Lake Wilderness Park – 124 people showed up! We took two batches of around 60 people each on a one mile, one hour hike around the park. Pavilion 2 is where we gathered, which worked out really well because it has lights which attracted a lot of beetles … Read more

Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Tonight’s outing included spotting a tussock moth caterpillar. The four black clusters of hair at the front and back are called pencils. Although it looks fuzzy and soft, it should not be touched, because the hairs can cause an allergic reaction, resulting in an itchy rash.

Tropical Orb Weaver

Here’s the underside of a tropical orb weaver. Orb weavers typically build a new web each night. During the day, they may be found on the underside of leaves which are partially rolled and tied with silk, or occasionally in sparse silken retreats in sheltered corners of man-made structures.