Monthly Archives: July 2011

Goodness, Where Did That Come From? Beaconsfield Canyon, Saturday, July 31, 2011.

Someone recently went to rather a lot of effort to run this pipe — actually, a network of pipes, as we’ll see in a moment — a hundred or more meters down the hill and smack into the creek. Karen … Continue reading

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Beaconsfield Canyon Workday with Friends of Sausal Creek!! Saturday, July 31, 2011.

Just threw these pictures up (Thursday evening) to get things rolling, more Friday!  

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Big Prairie Broom Removal Plots: Reprise, Rationale, and Protocol

Update on Wednesday, July 28, 2011: posted new draft location map of the Big Prairie plots; Flickr collection is much nearer completion, and all plots are now represented. Note on the above map: the plot markers are fixed and remain … Continue reading

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Friends of Sausal Creek: Fern Ravine Wetland Area Restoration! Saturday, July 9, 2011.

Today we continued the vital work of clearing invasive grasses and thistles from around the native plants we put in earlier this year (see previous posts!).  But first we took a stroll to get our bearings, and wandered within the … Continue reading

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East Ridge Broom Pull: Beautiful New Prairie and Newly Discovered Patch of the Big Stuff! Saturday, July 2, 2011

Today started off clear, bright, warm, and beautiful, with a lively crew trotting down the trail towards a rendezvous with the broom seedlings south of Prince.  Most of the big stuff around here got cleared years ago, and the main … Continue reading

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Scouting New Territory: From Shale Ridge to Deep Drainage

I have been covering a lot of ground the past few days, returning at last to the vegetation mapping project that led to all the prairie-finding and restoring.  Some it is ground that I am re-scouting, having first looked at … Continue reading

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