It's possible that this is the earliest the ice has melted off the lake in a very, very long time! We had a mild winter at JTHR and last week the temperatures were in the 70s. Here's a few pictures of what spring looks like in northern Minnesota!
|A foggy view from the beach|
|Pussy willows in the wetlands|
|Ice transforming as it melts|
|Mallards and wood ducks have been swimming in the creek|
|Nest made with paper birchbark|