Hidden Oaks Savanna – 2006

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Savanna page.]

The aspens that I girdled in 2005 began to die this year.  And cleared areas under the oaks began to grow back.

5/15/2006  Clearing fallen aspens from the edge of the meadow


8/19/2006  The savanna is growing back – with a lot of Queen Anne’s Lace.






8/19/2006  Meadow Jumping Mouse – probably a young Zapus sp.


8/19/2006  The aspen grove – mostly dead now


8/26/2006  This year we moved the path farther out into the middle of the savanna.




9/23/2006  The edge of Hidden Oaks Meadow


9/23/2006  A pile of logs – dead aspens – to go on the brush pile