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Monster Mudminnow: Clinton’s Bog-ventures in Sax-Zim Bog
May 2020. Friends of Sax-Zim Bog head naturalist Clinton Dexter-Nienhaus finds a Central Mudminnow at Blue Dasher Bog and shares the natural history of this tiny relative of the Northern Pike. Clinton’s Bog-ventures is sponsored by Friends of Sax-Zim Bog. Thanks to Clinton and Kristina Dexter-Nienhaus.
It’s the Virtually Live edition of Waffles & Warblers! Except Sparky has Grape Nuts for breakfast instead. Twelve species of colorful warblers are found in the Sax-Zim Bog…and all are on breeding territory. Golden-winged Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Mourning Warbler, and more. Plus Bobolink heaven along Arkola Road. And Sparky makes an announcement about a new video series. Will this be the last Virtually Live birding field trip? Stay tuned!
Leave your legacy in land and protect diverse bog habitat with your gift! With any donation of $1,000 or more we’ll add your name to an acre of bog. Over 480 acres have been protected with your generous donations. In addition to purchasing single tracts of land as they become available, we are also working to connect corridors throughout the bog, as key species such as Connecticut Warblers and Great Gray Owls need large tracts of undisturbed land in order to thrive