Scavenger Hunt – Temperance River

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. Bird - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE

Woohoo! You found a chickadee!

#2. Bird - CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER

Amazing–how lucky you are to have spotted this bird!

#3. Birds - NORTHERN FLICKER

How great to spot this unique bird that’s in the woodpecker family.

#4. Birds - RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH

Great job!

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 - MINK

Good eye! Such a fun find.

#8. Mammal - RED FOX

Amazing that you found such an elusive creature!

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

#9. Wildflower - CANADA ANEMONE

Wonderful job finding this anemone.

#10. Wildflower - GHOST PIPES

Great! You were clearly paying attention to the ground-level to see this one.

#11. Wildflower - GOLDENROD

Yes! This is a very common flower that’s important for pollinators.

#12. Wildflower - JOE-PYE WEED

Super job finding the Joe-Pye Weed!

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BALSAM FIR

Excellent job spotting this fir!

#14. Tree - PAPER BIRCH

Great job!

#15. Tree - WHITE CEDAR

Wonderful! Can you smell it?

#16. Tree - WHITE PINE

Great! Did you count the needles in the bundle?

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

#17. Humans - HIKER

Great, you saw a hiker!

#18. Humans - PHOTOGRAPHER

Oh snap!

#19. Humans - ROCK CLIMBER

Nice!

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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