Use of the Forest

Public use of Saginaw Forest is encouraged. Rules for the public's use include (but are not limited to):

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Late summer flowers

Small, late-summer flowers are starting to bloom.

Tiny flowers

Orange-colored blossoms

In addition, the slugs -- which have been out (and often squished) -- are also loving the early morning dew.
Morning slug

Last week, I mowed about a quarter of the lawn area, which I had left to grow "wild" since late May. I'm planning on mowing sections of the lawn in order to minimize the amount of frogs that I might kill during the process, since there seems to be a lot of the small guys that are living in the tall and overhanging grasses, likely picking off the many (many, many) insects that live there.


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