Audio Guide to Spring: April 24

Apr 24, 2020

Sometimes it takes a sharp eye to spot spring beauties when they first emerge. This photograph was taken on April 20 at Fruithaven Nature Preserve in Benzie County.
Credit Cheryl Bartz

On the guide this week: the sky dance of woodcocks, the appetite and torpor of bats and the first spring flowering ephemerals.




Hepatica have distinctive three-lobed leaves that are evergreen.
Credit Cheryl Bartz

Thanks to Cheryl Bartz, Larry Mawby and Leslie Hamp for production help.