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.

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Pretty critter

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

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

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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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