Wednesday, February 1, 2012
February Welcomed on the Concord River
Red-winged blackbirds were seen along with American coots, mallards, and Canada geese on the way downriver.
Before starting my return trip upriver, I looked at this springlike view towards Carlisle/Bedford...
We both marvelled at how pleasant this winter has been.
Lack of ice along the sides of the river, combined with high water levels, allowed for a fair amount of trash to be recovered. The gang of 76 posed in the sun...
There were 54 recyclable containers (15 redeemable) and 22 pieces of miscellaneous rubbish such as plastic bags, building insulation, styrofoam, nip bottles and 3 cigarette lighters. YTD = 545