A Canada goose barks at a trio of birdwatchers observing the fowl floating and flying at Hoover Reservoir on a warm Spring morning. My Final Photo for March 31, 2021.
A volunteer helps sort stacks of sandwiches and other food items donated at St. Paul Catholic Church for food shelters in Columbus during Holy Week. My Final Photo for March 30, 2021.
An ear of corn that avoided the maw of a single-row corn picker rests nearly alone as spring weather begins to warm the field next to the old farmhouse at the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for March 29, 2021.
An usher at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church separates palm fronds for parishioners attending Palm Sunday Mass at the Westerville, Ohio church. My Final Photo for March 28, 2021.
A fisherman poses for a quick photo before launching a borrowed boat on Hoover Reservoir for the first time. My Final Photo for March 27, 2021.
A volunteer inspects one of the nearly 20 bluebird boxes on the narrow prairie between Hoover Reservoir and Sunbury Road. My Final Photo for March 26, 2021.
Westerville Police K-9 Officer Khyrell Baggoo and Bruno briefly stand along Sunbury Road watching a second officer search for a missing man in the woods along the shoreline of Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for March 25, 2021.
A city electrical worker installs new cables that will direct power underground to the substation being upgraded on Collegeview Ave. My Final Photo for March 24, 2021.
A city parks worker installs one of the pumps for the fountains at the pond at Hoff Woods Park. My Final Photo for March 23, 3021.
A Westerville Parks and Recreation worker sprays debris and dirt from the lazy river pool at Highlands Aquatic Center in preparation for possible opening this year after the pool stayed closed last year because of the pandemic. My Final Photo for March 22, 2021. P
Father and son inspect a camera mount in the observation stand at Thoreau Pond in Blendon Woods Metro Park on Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for March 21, 2021.
Fishermen hold more than 36 pounds of catfish pulled from Hoover Reservoir Saturday making the two fish the largest aggregate catch of the afternoon. My Final Photo for March 20, 2021.
A woman examines one of the freshly-planted baskets hanging in the greenhouse at Hoover Gardens as the garden and nursery center gets ready for spring planting and the final freeze of the season. My Final Photo for March 19, 2021.
City electric workers complete rewiring a traffic signal that failed during Thursday's rainstorms causing the light to begin four-way flashing. My Final Photo for March 18, 2021.
The bare trunk and limbs of a tree on Cooper Road mark the tones of a morning fog that shrouds the barn on the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for March 17, 2021.
A carpenter attaches header boards to a section of the walkway at Highlands wetlands being rebuilt to create a ramp leading to the sidewalk. My Final Photo for March 16, 2021.
Using a tractor and a Bobcat, the Oliver engine from a Minneapolis-Moline A4T-1600 1970s-era tractor from the Braun Farm is lifted on a truck bed for transport to a scrap yard. My Final Photo for March 15, 2021.
Kevin Scott rakes corn leveling it in the wagon he's using to complete the harvest on the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for March 14, 2021, π Day.
A boater pulls his pontoon boat close to shore for a temporary morning for passenger offload after completing a test run putting hours on a new motor for the craft. My Final Photo for March 13, 2021.
Otterbein maintenance workers replace a bulb in one of the lights illuminating the walkway to Towers Hall at the entrance to the school at the end of College Ave. in Westerville. My Final Photo for March 12, 2021.
A fisherman smiles after tieing his boat off at the Red Bank boat ramp as he escapes a heavy rain that greeted him after a morning with little success on Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for March 11, 2021.
A farmer runs a disc plow over the field beneath the Yarnell Farm on Africa Road preparing for planting of corn after missing last year's planting season because of the heavy rains. My Final Photo for March 10, 2021.
Kevin Scott repairs a broken chain drive on his one-row corn picker as he attempts to complete harvesting corn on the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for March 9, 2021.
Late winter shadows from a walnut tree stretch themselves toward the barn on the Braun Farm in Westerville. My Final Photo for March 8, 2021.
A parishioner's shadow settles on a wall leading into St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. My Final Photo for March 7, 2021.
An Otterbein student reads in a hammock with her back warmed by the afternoon sun on the grassy plaza behind Towers hall. My Final Photo for March 6, 2021.
A worker builds a temporary safety fence around a section of the woods cleared at County Line and Africa Roads where a new skilled-nursing health care building is under construction. My Final Photo for March 4, 2021.
A city electric crew installs a crossbar on a new utility pole at the Main Street bridge where power lines will be directed underground as the nearby substation is upgraded. My Final Photo for March 3, 2021.
A city electric work crew creates its own small rainbow washing off a vacuum hose used to clear holes during the replacement of a utility pole in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for March 2, 2021.
The weathered and aged trunk of the maple tree adjacent to the farmhouse at the Braun Farm begins to warm in the last month of winter. My Final Photo for March 1, 2021.