|A view from the top of the same field. Spring seeps in the field|
were identified and left undisturbed (note the cattail growth in the
|The property owner informaed me that many years ago this was|
a thriving small pond that filled in with sediment over time.
The habitat was excavated with hopes that it will fill over the winter.
|A smaller vernal pool was constructed behind the pond above.|
The shallower habitat will support different species than the
deeper pond shown above.
|The skid-steer attachment used to clear invasive brush from the |
field. Repeated clearings will have to be implemented over the next
few years to be effective in allowing native foliage to take back the