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September 28 2001

Trapped and removed feral cat

Posted in 2001 Journal, Predator

September 22 2001

  • Jack rabbit
  • Saw lizard
  • Chickadee inside barn was caught in a thick spider web. It was rescued, web removed and set free near tipi

Posted in 2001 Journal, Census

September 22 2001

  • Removed old and moldy hay bales from house site to prepare for fresh batch. Lots of little mice scurried away from the bottom of the pile under the pallets
  • Relocated dead hay to swales throughout (ongoing project)

Posted in 2001 Journal, Erosion

September 22 2001

  • Treated fire ants with Logic and Amdro
  • Repaired north fence to keep neighbor's goats out

Posted in 2001 Journal, Predator

September 04 2001

1 week or more of good, long, flooding rain

  • Home construction carpenters reported seeing a fox crossing the road towards the water well pasture and a stray mangy dog in the early AM
  • Everyone working heard a rabbit scream towards bobcat draw (heard over construction noise)
  • Workers saw a squirrel take down birdseed block (bypassed squirrel guard)
  • Saw hummingbirds
  • Looking for monarch migration
  • Tiger swallowtail butterflies
  • Raccoon and deer tracks at river
  • Scrub jays
  • Large butterfly
  • Striped lizard (10 inches long)
  • Large leopard frog at river
  • 18 inch hog nosed snake behind barn that had eaten something large (likely a little field mouse that are quite abundant under the pallets with hay for house construction)
hognose snake after a meal

Posted in 2001 Journal, Census

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