To celebrate Grandparents' Day on September 13, we hosted a Grand Bug Hunt at Huron Natural Area. We set off, with nets in hand, for the meadow trail. We spent a while searching through the long grass, listening for sounds, and looking carefully on plants.
We were not disappointed! We found:
Then we explored a bit of the pine forest, looking under logs to see what kinds of creatures were there. We found:
Our last stop was at the pond, using our aquatic nets to see what insects we could find. We looked under rocks, too. We found:
All in all, a great way for 3 generations to spend a beautiful afternoon together!
Hammers, Huge Swings, and the Freedom to Play