On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Lewis returns from St. Louis to the winter camp across the Mississippi River. Clark observes that the plants are growing very quickly.
From the journals...
Wednesday 18th April 1804.
a fair morning. Newmon Killed a Black Lune Vegetation appears to be Suppriseingly rapid for a fiew days past, R F Killed a muskrat.
Muskrat, Ondatra zibethicus
Photo taken on March 30, 2012 at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Complex.