August 24, 2022 — Chippewa County

Bloomer. Small creek that empties into Lake Como. Sandy bottom, rocky in shallow sections. A few feet wide in most places, occasionally widening into small pools. Much grassy vegetation growing in shallow areas. Shoreline densely vegetated with tall grass. Shrubby vegetation nearby in some sections. North of soybean factory on Industrial Drive.

Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
One male
Photo of Shadow Darner
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)