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Scavenger Hunt – Bertram Chain of Lakes

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota’s All-Ages Scavenger Hunt!

You are tasked with finding as many of the specific “items” listed below as you can, which are grouped into these categories:
◎  Birds  ◎  Mammals  ◎  Wildflowers  ◎  Trees  ◎  Humans

The prize drawing is completed for 2021.

But, please feel free to enjoy the hunt.

Results

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our Facebook and Instagram pages. If you are the winner, we will notify you by email and send the gift card to the address listed in the form. Best of luck! Increase your odds of winning ( 20 points) by sharing a photo on your Instagram account that shows either a selfie from the hunt or something you found. And remember to tag us (@parksandtrailsmn) and use the hashtag #naturehunt in your caption.

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our Facebook and Instagram pages. If you are the winner, we will notify you by email and send the gift card to the address listed in the form.

Best of luck!

Increase your odds of winning ( 20 points) by sharing a photo on your Instagram account that shows either a selfie from the hunt or something you found. And remember to tag us (@parksandtrailsmn) and use the hashtag #naturehunt in your caption.

BIRDS – Minnesota parks offer excellent birding opportunities.

#1. Birds - NORTHERN CARDINAL

Lovely–cardinals are fun to see!

#2. Bird - BALD EAGLE

Woohoo, you found a bald eagle!

#3. Bird - COMMON LOON

We all LOVE loons, don’t we? Hopefully you also got to hear it making its call.

#4. Birds - WILD TURKEY

Nice job! Can you believe they were almost extinct!

MAMMALS – Many mammals are hiding out there–can you find them?

#5. Mammal - CHIPMUNK

Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.

#6. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

Nice job! Isn’t it amazing how quiet they can be.

#7. Mammal - BEAVER (or signs of)

Woohoo, you found a creature that plays an important role in Minnesota’s wetland ecosystem.

#8. Mammal - RACCOON

Great job!

WILDFLOWERS — nature’s artwork, these flowers are important part of the ecosystem.

#9. Wildflower - BLACK-EYED SUSAN

Nice job! Aren’t they pretty

#10. Wildflower - PURPLE PRAIRIE CLOVER

Super job finding this clover!

#11. Wildflower - SWAMP MILKWEED

Nice job! Have butterflies found it too?

#12. Wildflower - WHITE WATER LILY

Stupendous! You must be at the water.

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BUR OAK

Fantastic job finding the bur oak!

#14. Tree - HACKBERRY

Lovely! You found a hackberry!

#15. Tree - PAPER BIRCH

Great job!

#16. Tree - WHITE CEDAR

Wonderful! Can you smell it?

HUMANS – Yes, we are mammals, but we do very unique activities, don’t we?

#17. Humans - ANGLER

Does it look like their catching anything?

#18. Humans - BICYCLIST

Pedal on!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

ADDITIONAL PRIZE
In addition to the weekly drawing for $20 gift card from all parks’ entries, the following prize will be drawn from all entries to this park’s hunt on Sept. 13

BIRDING KIT (binoculars & birds of the midwest playing cards)
sponsored by Friends of Bertram

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