What's Happening at Wildwood Park?
Night at the Nature Center
Saturday, October 28
Art In The Wild 2017
Winners | About the Artists
Watch Video by CASA (Capital Area School for the Arts) »
2018 Application »
Friends of Wildwood Camera Raffle
Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest
2016 Winners »
2017 Contest Brochure »
Paintings by John Whitney - exhibit hall
Watch the video
Wildlife Photography by Eric Willet - downstairs gallery
Trail & Bird Sighting Info
All trails are open.
Waterfowl on the lake: Mallards, Black Ducks, Gadwall, Wood Ducks, Green-winged Teal, American Wigeon, Northern Shovelers and Canada Geese.
Green Herons have migrated. Great Egrets are still here, but should migrate soon.
Other birds seen include: Belted Kingfisher, Osprey, Great Blue Heron, Coopers Hawk, and Red-tailed Hawk.
An Osprey and two Bald Eagles were seen at the north end of the lake.
A perched Merlin was photographed along the Towpath Trail on October 1st.
Semipalmated Sandpipers, Solitary Sandpipers, and a Least Sandpiper were seen on the mudflats at the south end of the lake. Other sightings include: Killdeer, Lesser Yellowlegs, Green-winged Teals, Mallards, and Wood Ducks.
Look for multiple Lesser Yellowlegs around the south lobe of the lake (near the Morning Glory outlet). Lots of Wood Ducks loafing around the exposed logs. Other ducks include Green-winged Teal, American Black Duck and Mallard.