Milkweed

Nature at Great Meadows in Concord

September 30, 2018

A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
Milkweed in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
Milkweed in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A mushroom in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A mushroom in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A northern water snake in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A northern water snake in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A painted turtle in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A painted turtle in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.

Jon Whitney photographed a black-crowned night heron, milkweed, a monarch butterfly, a mushroom, a northern water snake, and a painted turtle at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

Milkweed in Wayland

October 23, 2016

Milkweed at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Milkweed at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.

Lisa Eggleston photographed milkweed seed pods bursting at Heard Farm in Wayland.

Nature in Maynard

October 7, 2015

Chris Renna recorded this video of nature at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard. Included in the video are milkweed, painted turtles, a red-bellied woodpecker and assassin bugs.

Nature at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

October 10, 2014

Pokeweed at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Peg Espinola.
Milkweed at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Peg Espinola.
Peg Espinola photographed milkweed and pokeweed at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury.

Wildlife at Broadmoor in Natick

October 13, 2013

An eastern phoebe at Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A mallard at Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Milkweed at Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Milkweed at Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A yellow-rumped warbler at Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed an eastern phoebe, a mallard, milkweed and a yellow-rumped warbler at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Sanctuary in Natick.

Milkweed at Broadmoor in Natick

September 22, 2012

Milkweed at Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed this milkweed seed pod at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Sanctuary in Natick.

Milkweed and insects in Bolton

July 9, 2011

A milkweed plant in Bolton, photographed by Janet Pesaturo.
A bumblebee on a milkweed plant in Bolton, photographed by Janet Pesaturo.
A pair of milkweed beetles on milkweed in Bolton, photographed by Janet Pesaturo.
Janet Pesaturo photographed milkweed, a bumble bee and a pair of milkweed beetles in Bolton.