2 hrs. at Stinchfield, cleaning the classroom there.
Use of the Forest
Public use of Saginaw Forest is encouraged. Rules for the public's use include (but are not limited to):
- No parking in front of the access gate.
- Public use hours are from 6am to 6pm only; no camping on the site!
- No vehicles or bicycles are permitted on the site except those for approved research and teaching use (bike parking available at the main gate).
- Dogs with owners are welcome to visit, but they must be on a leash. (Also see here.)
- Dog owners must carry out all pet waste; please bring your own doggie bag to do so.
- No cutting or collecting of plant material; no hunting or harming vertebrates (this includes no fishing).
- No smoking.
Monday, April 30, 2007
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Saturday, April 28, 2007
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Sunday, April 22, 2007
- Spent 2 hours cutting down leaning group of trees on trail north of causeway (actually did this earlier)
- Invasives are obvious in spring, as some of the more prevalent ones seem to leaf out first, esp:
- Japanese barberry
- honeysuckleWe came home yesterday to four men out in the UM rowboats fishing away! The oars stay in the barn, but they had found themselves long branches to use instead. They quickly came in and put the boats back.
Sunday, April 15, 2007
Wood ducks have been around a bit, but we don't know if they've nested. I can hear a sandhill crane but cannot locate it. We saw a gaggle of them on the River Raisin near the Nature Conservancy land there.
We saw a coyote (north side of lake) last week while running, and H. swears he saw a turkey while running the other day. It didn't fly and was large breasted, so we can only [unreadable] that it was an escaped domestic turkey. It seem too urban around here for an actual wild turkey.