Battle Creek

Battle Creek & Bruce Vento Watershed, Saint Paul

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Stream Impressions I and below, Stream Impressions II
Battle Creek Regional Park is 750 acres of oak woods, creeks and second-growth woodlands on Saint Paul’s east side, part of the Mississippi River watershed system, providing habitat for a variety of wildlife and plants. Shown are Ruby-Crowned Kinglets, dragonflies, water striders, Marsh Marigolds, aspens and river birches.

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streamiii_2016Stream Impressions III
Battle Creek Regional Park in spring: White Breasted Nuthatch, Marsh Marigolds, and Great Blue Herons, which take food to their young in their rookeries, including Pig’s Eye Lake Rookery next to the Mississippi River.