[To see stories and photos from other years, see the links on the main Wetland page.]
1/4/2004 The beavers’ pond above the driveway
3/21/2004 The beavers’ dam
4/17/2004 View of the dam from the other side of the culvert
4/25/2004 This is one of the big springs. The water makes a pool, and then flows in a small stream through the sedges to the creek.
4/25/2004 Marsh Marigolds
4/25/2004 New spring growth in the sedge meadow
4/25/2004 Sedge meadow at the west end of our land – near the big spring
9/6/2004 Swamp Thistle
9/19/2004 Mike mowed, and then I sprayed a thick patch of Reed Canary Grass along the driveway with glyphosate.
9/26/2004 Fringed Gentians
10/11/2004 View from Sumac Prairie
10/11/2004 My sprayed patch of Reed Canary Grass has all turned brown
10/11/2004 Muskrat in the creek
10/11/2004 Center Valley with the wetland east of the driveway in the foreground. The dark brownish red is sedge meadow. The green is Reed Canary Grass – there’s a lot more that I need to get rid of.