Archive for the 'Regional Plants' Category

 Oak Openings Bio Blitz Videos

Videos taken during a survey of critters and plants at Oak Openings Metropark, June 22-23,2007



 The Amazing Lupine Flower

Lupines are symbolic of the imagination. The name “lupinus” actually means “of wolves” due to the mistaken belief that ancient peoples had that lupines robbed the soil of nutrients. The fact is that lupines actually add nitrogen to the soil. In the United States, lupines grow well in the Pacific Northwest, the West Coast, New […]



 Pond Survey at Oak Openings Oct 4 2008

Surveying the critters in a pond at Oak Openings Metropark on October 4 2008.