|Yes, Lake Wicwas is out there somewhere|
|The view from the boat ramp|
The calm Christmas eve had embellished the lake with yet another crystalline quilt.
|A Christmas Canoe|
But it too, didn't last the day.
The beaver have been taking advantage of the open water to add a few more morsels to their winter food stocks down at the bottom of the lake. They have been active near the boat landing, leaving blatant evidence of their presence.
They will have brought many parts of these birches back to their lodge for winter dining, but clearly enjoyed snacking on the small branches while they worked.
|Branches cleaned of their nutritious bark and cambium|
It is time for them to say good night to 2015 - maybe we'll have some winter sightings before the new year arrives.