Pictures from the park

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The trail along Smith Creek

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The Trail system

 

Fall Colors

Fall Colors on a young beach tree

 

Vaccinium sp (Blueberry Family)

Vaccinium sp (Blueberry Family)

 

Fall colors on a decaying log

Fall colors on a decaying log

Club Moss, one of my favorite Lycophytes

Club Moss, one of my favorite Lycophytes

 

A mayfly from Smith Creek

A mayfly from Smith Creek

A mayfly from Smith Creek

Smith Creek by Celene Syntax

Smith Creek by Celene Syntax

Pine Cone by Celene Syntax

Pine Cone by Celene Syntax

Fern from the park showing the modified leaves which are covered in spores.

Fern from the park showing the modified leaves which are covered in spores.

Smith Creek photo by Mike Vitale

Smith Creek photo by Mike Vitale

wetland on the peterson property for sale

The is a picture of the wetlands on the Peterson Property. The property that is for sale and could be developed.

Geranium

The beautiful wild germanium (Geranium maculatum). Look for this attractive flower along the side of the trail.

Dicranum and Thuidium

Dicranium is the lighter green moss that looks like it’s having a bad hair day. Thuidium is the darker green moss growing amongst the branches of Dicranum.

Eastern Fair Shrimp Eubranchipus holmanii

This little guy is the Eastern Fairy Shrimp (Eubranchipus holmanii).

Big flame azalea photo by Mike Vitale

Big flame azalea photo by Mike Vitale

Smith Creek photo by Mike Vitale

Smith Creek photo by Mike Vitale

Smith Creek photo by Mike Vitale

Smith Creek photo by Mike Vitale

Marble Salamander larvae photo by James Wood

Marble Salamander larvae photo by James Wood

Southern two-lined salamander photo by James Wood

Southern two-lined salamander photo by James Wood

Flame Azalea along the trail photo by James Wood

Flame Azalea along the trail photo by James Wood

Trillium and wild geranium along the trail photo by James Wood

Trillium and wild geranium along the trail photo by James Wood

More beautiful flame Azalea. Photo by James Wood

More beautiful flame Azalea. Photo by James Wood

Sweet shrub along the trail. Sweet shrub is fragrant and pleasantly sweet smelling. A large patch grows out along trail neat the wetlands. Photo by James Wood

Sweet shrub along the trail. Sweet shrub is fragrant and pleasantly sweet smelling. A large patch grows out along trail neat the wetlands. Photo by James Wood

Crested dwarf iris growing along the trail. Photo by James Wood.

Crested dwarf iris growing along the trail. Photo by James Wood.

A fuzzy picture of a Pileated Woodpecker looking for a meal in an snag. Photo by James Wood

A fuzzy picture of a Pileated Woodpecker looking for a meal in an snag. Photo by James Wood

The silver-green moss Leucobryum growing on the forest floor. Photo by James Wood.

The silver-green moss Leucobryum growing on the forest floor. Photo by James Wood.

A beautiful butterfly feeding on Joe Pye Weed near the disc golf course. Photo by James Wood

A beautiful butterfly feeding on Joe Pye Weed near the disc golf course. Photo by James Wood

Dragonfly photo by Vin Stanton

Dragonfly photo by Vin Stanton

List of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Richmond Hill Park by Vin Stanton

Dragonfly. Photo by Vin Stanton

Dragonfly. Photo by Vin Stanton

Aquatic snails in Smith Creek photo by James Wood

Aquatic snails in Smith Creek photo by James Wood

Marble Salamander Larvae on log photo by James Wood

Marble Salamander Larvae on log photo by James Wood

Fungus growing on the forest floor. Photo by James Wood

Fungus growing on the forest floor. Photo by James Wood

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