Preserve Now Open for Business

The parking area is in, the signs are up, and the first trail has been completed. The parking area is off Flagler Road, across from Griffiths Point Road. The trail still needs a bit of grooming at the start, just past the main introductory sign, but it now connects East Marrowstone Road with the parking area off Flagler.

Be aware of a warning sign for ground wasps about half way along the trail's course. Last I walked the trail, there were also some survey tape markers at the location. It is easy to walk by without incident if one stays to the trail.

My last walk turned up four new species for the iNat project. There are two sedges, an evening primrose called evening nightshade, and nice bunch of youth-on-age I'd not noticed before. Only the youth-on-age has research grade at this writing.

Also found during the trail work party on 6/11, was a raccoon skull. Our list of mammals is small, and only supported by traces, tracks, scat and bones at this ...more ↓

Posted on June 15, 2019 15:22 by kurtsteinbach kurtsteinbach | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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This project is to catalog all life within the 51 acres of the Marrowstone Island Nature Preserve boundaries.

The Google map of the survey project's findings on habitat types, features and trails may be found at the following link: ...more ↓

Mini kurtsteinbach created this project on July 04, 2018

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