When the sun sets and Dorsey's Knob Park closes for the night, the trails come alive with activity! A variety of nocturnal mammals emerge from dens and briery thickets to search for food, patrol territories and raise their families. I have recently been placing a trail camera out at night just to see what species of mammals call the park home. Here is what I have found so far.
Field Notes from Dorsey's Knob
Thoughts and observations on the natural history and current happenings at Dorsey's Knob Park.
About the Author
John Boback is a naturalist, historian, environmental educator and caretaker at Dorsey's Knob Park. He can often be seen around the park staring intently into the trees through binoculars or crouched down trying to photograph a wildflower or an interesting insect. If you see him, take a moment to say hello.