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Another beautiful Sunday at Green Hills

October 25, 2015

By Daniel Barringer, Preserve Manager

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This afternoon Force of Nature Volunteer Jim Moffett and I spent some time scouting some possible future trails at Green Hills Preserve. It was a good day for birds, backlit foliage, and native warm-season grasses. I am more than delighted with how the meadows that I seeded in 2014 have turned out (for the first year the growth was weedy but now, even as the blooms of nectar plants have faded, the native warm-season grasses look great).

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Above is a silver maple that towers over the farm fields. Below, one of the three farm fieldsĀ converted to native grasses and wildflowers.

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Owen joined us for the adventure. We’ll begin working on these additional trails in earnest next year.

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