Sunday, March 17, 2013
With spring around the corner, check out some spots to bird watch in the Three Rivers Park District.
Information from the Three Rivers Park District website. Editor’s note: What are your favorite spots for bird watching? What birds are you seeing this time of year in your backyard? Share your bird watching sightings in comments and upload your bird pictures to this post.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Its time for you to cast your vote in our Readers' Choice contest.
Monday, July 23, 2012
The nominations are in! Cast your vote below.
Richfield Patch spent weeks collecting nominations for 25 categories in late June and early July. Now it's time to vote. The nominees for Richfield Readers' Choice Best Bird Watching Spot are: Vote for your favorite in the poll below and tell us why it's your pick in the comments section. Voting will remain open until Aug. 17. The winners will be announced shortly after. *** Click here to see a list of all the 25 categories with links to voting pages.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Patch asks you to nominate your favorite locale.
A variety of bird species call Richfield home in the summer months before heading out of town for the winter. Some even stay year-round. From Barn Swallows to Blue Jays, residents can enjoy the flying friends pretty much anywhere in the city. But, for you bird lovers out there, we want to know your pick for the best spot to do a little bird watching. Is there a rare species that has made a nest in a nearby park? Are there a dozen different birds that can be spotted over Richfield Lake? Nominate the best spot to take in the sights in the comments section below. We will take nominations starting this week. Nominations end July 9 and voting for the best gas station in town run from July 23 to Aug. 17. See all the Readers' Choice categories.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Check out the amazing photo gallery.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Wood Lake director talks about the center's December wildlife.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Karen Shragg
Saturday, December 11, 2010
December is a wonderful time to visit the center and catch a glimpse of a variety of animals. Visitors will see many deer at the center, all which should still have their antlers because it is still the rutting season. The center is also known as a great place to bird-watch. While many birds have migrated to warmer climates, many resident birds can still be seen, including: Woodpeckers, blue jays, crows, cardinals, chickadees, tree and song sparrows, white breasted nuthatches, American goldfinches and house finches. These birds can be seen at Wood Lake's bird feeders nearly everyday in December. If you want to take a break from the outdoors, you can take a seat in the museum and watch the food fights between the red and gray squirrels. At …