Nature Happenings

  • June is Perennial Garden Month & National Rivers Month
  • Hummingbirds are nesting; they may become scarce at your feeders until July.
  • Tiger Swallowtail and Monarch Butterflies emerge.
  • Young birds leave their nests; their parents are usually nearby. Do not disturb them.
  • Bird migration is finished. Birds that are here now are summer residents that nest.
  • As the month progresses, feeders can become busy with visiting parents and fledglings.
  • House Wrens are nesting.
  • First fireflies of the year
  • Fawns continue to be born mid-May through mid-June.
  • Wood Duck and Mallard ducklings hatch and venture forth early in the month.
  • Canada Geese begin molting.
  • Young Woodchucks and raccoons emerge and venture out with their mothers.

House Wren