Scavenger Hunt – Big Bog

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.

BIRDS – Minnesota parks offer excellent birding opportunities.

#1. Birds - RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

Nice job!

#2. Bird - CEDAR WAXWING

Nice!

#3. Birds - WOOD DUCK

What a treat to see this bird!

#4. Birds - RUFFED GROUSE

Wow! Good eye finding this secretive bird.

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

#5. Mammal - RED SQUIRREL

Fabulous! Was it making noises when you saw it?

#6. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

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

#7. Mammal - BLACK BEAR

So special to see a black bear. Stay safe and stay back.

#8. Mammal - MOOSE

Stupendous! Moose have rather poor eyesight, but acute senses of smell and hearing.

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

#9. Wildflower - LABRADOR TEA

Amazing job finding this flower!

#10. Wildflower - PITCHER PLANT

You must have visited the bog–great job!

#11. Wildflower - SUNDEW

How about that! Did you see any insects trapped in it?

#12. Wildflower - SWAMP MILKWEED

Nice job! Have butterflies found it too?

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BLACK SPRUCE

Super! You found a black spruce!

#14. Tree - JACK PINE

Nice job finding the Jack Pine!

#15. Tree - PAPER BIRCH

Great job!

#16. Tree - TAMARACK

Wonderful job finding a Tamarack!

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

#17. Humans - BIRDWATCHER

Wonder what they see?

#18. Humans - CANOEIST or KAYAKER

Great! What a fun way to explore the park!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

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Results

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our website. 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!

We hope you’ll stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our website. 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!

We hope you’ll stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram