A quiet evening at East Paw Paw Lake

After strong winds this morning the day turned hot and calm, an early taste of Summer.  It’s been a busy week for “nature events” at the Bluecircle, ranging from a midnight visit from a bullfrog to the little snake who stared down my string trimmer. sunset
Spawning carp are noisily churning the shallow water in the channel as dozens of turtles sun themselves and look on silently.
The new weather station “East Paw Paw Lake” has been viewed 2200 times since June 1.  The rain gauge briefly fell victim to a large beetle blocking water flow – a second layer of screening may be needed here.  This image from the station webcam shows the sunset reflected by windows on Bowe’s Landing.