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April 08 2017

Caretaker walks along the river trail overflowing with Poison Hemlock

Posted in Habitat, 2017 Journal

April 02 2017

With no natural shade from trees lost to 2015 flood, caretakers erect portable shade tent.

Posted in Habitat, 2017 Journal

April 01 2017

Planted one packet of Native Anerican seed "Recovery Mix" in a bare spot

Posted in 2017 Journal

March 28 2017

Deer at the milo seed boxes inside the large hog trap, fighting for dominance. This is why the trap has a remote trigger and camera so that accidental trapping of certain animals is avoided. This photo is also called 'Dancing Deer'.

Posted in 2017 Journal

March 22 2017

 

Val Ramirez the hog trapper comes to collect a group of feral hogs caught in the large live trap set up in the pasture. The trap must be set up in such a way there is room to manuever a trailer to collect them.

Vals trailer has a wire cage chute which is set up on the doorway so that the hogs can enter to get into the trailer. The hog sounder visits the bait box inside the trap during the night. He watches them on his cell phone from the remote camera and closes the trap door when they are all inside. This happened at 2 am.

This family of feral hogs will be taken to a nearby game hunting ranch where they will live together on the land until shot by hunters.

Posted in Census, 2017 Journal

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