[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Narrows Prairie page.]
The main work we did on this prairie was mowing for aspen sprouts again, late in the summer. Every year there are fewer sprouts, and they’re shorter, but they don’t go away.
3/28/2017 Looking north into the next valley
6/11/2017 Blister Beetles arrived to eat the flowers and seeds of White Wild Indigo. They weren’t as destructive as they have been in the last few years – they didn’t eat every flower on every plant.
8/27/2017 Through the trees into the next valley
10/11/2017 Looking across the mowed areas
11/12/2017 The same scene as the last photo, later that same day