Small dam downstream from primary dam, both constructed by Beaver
Beaver scat just upstream from small dam
Cut tree felled by Beaver
Beaver working at cutting tree into smaller sections
Typical cut tree stump and wood chips at base, all from Beaver
Beaver lodge with fresh evidence (mud stirred up) of activity. A Beaver in the lodge made a hasty retreat from the lodge to the creek when I walked by.
Small cut tree shows teeth marks from Beaver
Several cut trees within a few yards of the Beaver pond. These present a serious hazard and require careful navigating to avoid tripping and being impaled.
Northern River Otter scat on wooden bridge over small creek
Northern River Otter scat
Northern River Otter scat, note the crayfish remains such as small claw and leg near upper left
Northern River Otter scat close-up reveals several crayfish and fish parts in the scat
Slightly to right of center from bottom to top is the evidence of a Raccoon trail from previous autumn. Also show a small clump of hair on barbed wire left behind by the Raccoon.
Raccoon hair caught in barbed wire
8 rows deep by 100 foot long section of corn destroyed by Raccoon last autumn
Evidence of a corn feast - Raccoon is the culprit