This is the place we go to see upside down trees that don’t exist except as reflected imagery in water.
And birds. We enjoy spotting them in their home, though we are not true ‘birders’.
We saw this Great Blue Heron several times from different vantage points:
Steigerwald Lake Wildlife Refuge is in the early stages of a major overhaul. Dikes to the Columbia River will be breached, the lake will be enlarged, and wild salmon will return to the streams in the surrounding hills. Trails will be rerouted. Today we see early work – large logs have been placed to provide underwater wildlife habitat throughout the area that will become the enlarged lake.
Hike #54, 3.8 miles
Cold front in Portland this week, Thanksgiving supplies are in – I am chopping and baking and decorating for a small gathering.