Hidden Oaks Point – 2019

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Point page.] We didn’t do any new projects here this year.  Mike mowed the top of the prairie and the savanna in the spring, but otherwise we just watched things grow. 3/29/2019   3/29/2019   … Continue reading “Hidden Oaks Point – 2019”

Hidden Oaks Point 2015

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Point page.] For the first time, I introduced a few new plants into the remnants.  I got seedlings of some rare prairie species from a friend, and decided that the best place for them would … Continue reading “Hidden Oaks Point 2015”

Hidden Oaks Point 2014

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Point page.] This fall we finally tackled the line of trees and brush dividing Hidden Oaks Meadow from the Narrows Prairie.  Hidden Oaks Meadow is a small mesic remnant.  We’ve been mowing the edges to … Continue reading “Hidden Oaks Point 2014”

Hidden Oaks Point 2013

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Point page.] 1/25/2013   1/25/2013   1/25/2013  The savanna is looking more open now that most of the elms have died.   5/19/2013   This is the beginning of the path in from the Narrows Prairie.  … Continue reading “Hidden Oaks Point 2013”

Hidden Oaks Point 2012

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Point page.] 3/9/2012  Burr Oaks behind the bench   9/21/2012  I’m doing some clearing work on the steepest part of the point.  It’s in pretty good shape, but there are Prickly Ash and honeysuckle creeping … Continue reading “Hidden Oaks Point 2012”

Hidden Oaks Point 2011

[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Hidden Oaks Point page.] 1/6/2011   4/18/2011  Mowing Hidden Oaks Meadow   4/18/2011  Looking at the meadow from the path – we worked on clearing a lot of the dead aspens, and this area is getting much … Continue reading “Hidden Oaks Point 2011”