Volunteers at Kuechmann are clearing away brush from this rare oak woodland to reveal beautiful white oaks.
Boardwalk before(l) and after(r) restoration. The area is now full of sunlight and flowers are thriving. Justin G added handrails on the boardwalk to make it safer.
Community Service building on Telser Road. The wetland after(l) herbiciding of invasive plants and a much needed prescribed burn. Judi is spreading native seeds. Two years later(r), this healthy wetland is home to a variety of wildlife, insects and birds.
Before restoration(l) the patch is choked with weeds. After(r) it’s becoming a favorite of pollinators such as butterflies and bees.
Nature park entrance before(l) and after(r) restoration
Nature park before(l) and 7 years after(r) restoration.
In spring of 2015 we initiated a meeting between the Village and the townhome developer and worked out a plan to replace the weefd and debris filled area with prairie habitat. We spent the summer ridding the patch of noxious weeds and removed the old fencing. We collected various types of prairie seed and purchased additional seed and […]