Here’s a graphics art piece by Preserve Volunteer Dee Rapposelli,
partially inspired by the Preserve (that’s a Scalzi red-winged blackbird and a Scalzi sign). You can see more of her work at http://www.deerapposelli.com/
Go to our Facebook page for full access to all of the photos our photographers have taken over the years.
A Year in Photos
(Links to our Facebook Albums)
January – Winter Kicks into high Gear
February -the depths of winter
March – so ready for spring
April – spring truly begins
May – Late Spring: floods, flowers, and babies
June – summer begins
July– enjoying summer along the river
August – high summer
September– saying goodbye to summer
October – welcoming autumn
November– the glorious end to autumn
December – winter begins
insects – The world of micro-critters
Muskrats – adorable urban beaver-kin
white-tailed deer – When present, the deer can be very destructive since, at 6.5 acres, the Preserve is too small to sustainably support even a single deer.
whodunit? – The mysterious shredder-breaker can be almost any of our local mammals
The animals come and go as they choose, but you can always see beautiful flora at SRNP
A poison ivy rash is nasty … learn how to identify the plant here
Late June and early July, when the common milkweed blooms, we start to see adult monarch butterflies. At the Preserve, we nurture the butterflies by providing their food sources – not just pollen and nectar for the adults – but the milkweed plants their caterpillars eat
The Hurricane Sandy damage is many times what we saw from Irene and the October storm.
snrp volunteers – our Support Team for Accessible Urban Nature
garden 6 (before and after) – Evolution of what was once a patch of invasive porcelianberry vine
So what happens next?