Our Neighborhood

The Annual Nesting of Walter and Irene

Walter and Irene are two ducks who have become a familiar sight in the neighborhood. Every year, the pair returns to the same spot to nest and raise their ducklings. Their chosen location is in a quiet corner of the neighborhood, surrounded by trees and bushes that provide ample cover and protection. Locals have come to expect their annual arrival and look forward to seeing the ducklings hatch and grow.

Despite the changing seasons and the many challenges that come with nesting in an urban environment, Walter and Irene have become expert parents. They work together to build a comfortable nest and take turns incubating the eggs. Once the ducklings hatch, they tirelessly care for them, teaching them how to swim and forage for food. Their dedication to their young is inspiring and a testament to the strong bonds that form within the animal kingdom.

Walter and Irene’s presence has had a positive impact on the neighborhood. They bring joy and wonder to both children and adults alike, and their annual return signals the arrival of spring and new life. Their story is a reminder that even in the midst of a bustling city, nature can thrive and offer moments of beauty and tranquility.

You can spot the pair around the Corner of Mill and 21st.

The Tale of the Domestic Rabbits Running Wild

Once upon a time, there was a quiet neighborhood where people lived in harmony with their pets. Dogs barked, cats roamed, and birds sang. However, something strange started happening one day – domestic rabbits started running wild!