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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

10/7/14 Stillwater River Trail



Gray morning with rain forecast for today and tomorrow  Also wanted something easy after yesterday's somewhat rigorous hike. This is a pleasant little trail that runs along the river from downtown Orono and gives Kelley several opportunities to get in the river.








A pano shot- click for larger version

Stillwater River pano 10-7-14

Some nice birches


 and a shot of a piece of the hillside


Near the end of the trail there was huge flock of Canada Geese in the water ( the picture shows only part of the flock)



Kelley got into the water anyway and the geese were unconcerned- in fact some swam closer to check her ( or me) out


A pleasant little hour and a half.walk - we even got a bit of sun which did not last. 

2 comments:

  1. Lovely pictures, especially the birch trees. And an impressive gathering of geese. Do you think they are there for UMO's experimental fields?

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    1. Thanks - I don't know about the University geese- there were 3 or 4 time more than seen in the picture and they were not concerned with me or Kelley.

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