Monthly Archives: May 2014

Vernal Pools Not Mud Puddles – June 1-2014. Nature Walk – Friends of Uplands Park

Vernal Pools Not Mud Puddles
Nature Walk hosted by Friends of Uplands Park
SUNDAY JUNE 1, 2014. 1 – 3 pm
Meet at the Uplands Park Sign on Beach Drive

2014 Vernal Pool posterUplands Park “mud puddles” are actually vernal pools in the endangered Garry Oak Ecosystem. Many of the 22 rare plant species in Uplands Park are associated with wetland vernal pool ecology.

Discover these pools with botanist James Miskelly, And Friends of Uplands Park Co-Chair Margaret Lidkea and learn how they are formed and discuss how you can protect them

Wear waterproof shoes or boots, bring your camera and enjoy seeing some of the smallest and rarest plants ever.

PDf of poster:  2014 Vernal Pool poster

Next Bird Walk in Uplands Park – Saturday, May 24 at 9:00 a.m

Dave Newell sends update on the May 2014 Bird Walk in Uplands Park:

Sorry, we have to make another birding date change.  Please change Geoffrey’s previously scheduled Sunday birding in May to Saturday, May 24 at 9:00 a.m, meeting at Cattle . I will go on Sunday [May 25th], just in case someone turns up.  But everyone wants to see Geoffrey.  He is the real expert!!!.

Wayne Bird Photo May 4-2014 P1060302Wayne’s Bird Photo from our May 4 – 2014 Friends of Uplands Park Camas Day Celebration

Annual Camas Day Celebration Photos – May 4 – 2014

Photos from 2014 Camas Day Celebration at Uplands Park – May 4-2014. Thanks to all the volunteers and all the visitors.