September 1, 2018 — Chippewa County

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.

Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
Feeding swarm of darners over mowed field between 6:30 and 7:30 pm. Netted two, both Shadow Darners.
Photo of Shadow Darner
Photo of Shadow Darner