Lending a hand to help out the aquifer

I spent the first half of the day today volunteering on a wildland conservation project, assisting with an inventory of karst features on a beautiful, and rugged, tract of land along Onion Creek.

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It was beautiful out there, but the rough terrain made the going difficult. Walking on loose limestone sure is tough on the ankles.


Pretty critter


At least in the section we were covering, Rudbeckia completely dominated the open areas.


Monarda, also known as horse mint, bee balm or wild bergamot. One of my favorites.


This big boy above was discovered during an earlier survey. Our group inventoried quite a few features but none this large.


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  1. […] by virgotex in Texas, Nature. trackback So, this morning, I went back to the same property as yesterday, enjoyable in a hot, sweay, itchy kind of way. Today’s project was planting some muhly […]

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