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Snapshots

  1. Charred stumps

    Snapshot Title: Charred stumps
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Soldiers Delight Serpentine Grassland
    Image Owner: uli lorimer



    Description:

    It looks like they did a prescribed fire after the tree tops were removed.



  2. Stumps

    Snapshot Title: Stumps
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Soldiers Delight Serpentine Grassland
    Image Owner: uli lorimer



    Description:

    In lieu of wildfires, trees are cut to slow their encroachment on the prairie-like habitats. Tall stumps were left to discourage off-road vehicle use.



  3. Quercus stellata

    Snapshot Title: Quercus stellata
    Taken by: uli lorimer

    Image: Soldiers Delight Serpentine Grassland
    Image Owner: uli lorimer



    Description:

    Quercus stellata or the Post Oak is one of two hardy oak species capable of surviving the poor serpentine soil conditions