Management Activities

Pearl Creek Farm: 8878 N Farm Road 75, Walnut Grove MO 65770

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Date Type Location Activity
2020-09-15 Native collection Greene: Frisco Highline Trail Collected Culver's Root seeds
2020-09-13 Native collection Home Collected Side Oats Grama seeds
2020-09-09 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-09-09 Landscape Home Trimmed trails
2020-09-06 Native collection Webster: I-44 Collected White Indigo seeds
2020-08-26 Native collection Home Collected Royal Catchfly seeds
2020-08-26 Native collection Greene: Frisco Highline Trail Collected White Indigo seeds
2020-08-20 Native collection Home Collected American Bellflower seeds
2020-08-18 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-08-14 Native collection Greene: MO 123 Collected wildflower seed near FR 56
2020-08-10 Landscape Home: B Trimmed trails
2020-08-08 Invasive control Home: C7 Pulled spring of Wintercreeper
2020-08-08 Native propagation Home: H1 Planted several willow stakes in eroding stream bank
2020-08-08 Landscape Home: C Trimmed trails
2020-08-07 Landscape Home: A, C Trimmed trails
2020-08-06 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-08-05 Invasive control Home: A2 Spoke with neighbor about fencing cattle out of Sandstone Spring
2020-08-04 Invasive control Home Sprayed sericea lespedeza in several areas
2020-08-01 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2020-08-01 Native collection Polk: La Petite Gemme Collected Illinois Bundleflower seed pods
2020-08-01 Native collection Greene Started keeping notes of future seed collecting locations
2020-07-30 Native collection Greene: Frisco Highline Trail Collected Coral Honeysuckle fruits
2020-07-15 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-07-09 Invasive control Home Sprayed sericea lespedeza in several areas
2020-07-08 Invasive control Home: C7 Sprayed sericea lespedeza on Twitchell Pond dam
2020-07-07* Native collection Home Collected False Blue Indigo seed pods
2020-07-04 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-07-03 Invasive control Home: DEF67 Sprayed sericea lespedeza in several areas
2020-07-03 Invasive control Home Cut several walnut, sycamore, sumac, black locust, willow trees
2020-07-03 Native propagation Home: H1 Sowed wildflower seed from Little Sac Woods in spring branch (now dry)
2020-07-03 Native propagation Home Cut several willow stakes for propagation here or elsewhere
2020-07-03 Native propagation Home: D4 Sowed wildflower seed from McDaniel Lake
2020-07-03 Invasive control Home: C4 Cut up a downed bois d’ arc tree near house
2020-07-03 Invasive control Home Killed several multiflora rose stems
2020-07-03 Native propagation Home: AB1 Sowed wildflower seed from Little Sac Woods
2020-07-02 Landscape Home Mowed and trimmed trails in Unit A and in front of the workshop
2020-06-28 Native collection Greene: MO 123 Collected wildflower seeds between FR 52 and FR 79
2020-06-27 Native collection Greene: McDaniel Lake (north side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-06-27 House maintenance Home: Workshop Replaced main door on workshop
2020-06-24* Native collection Home: A1234 Collected Ohio Spiderwort seeds from across FR 75 and in front yard prairie
2020-06-18* Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-06-15* Invasive control Home Pulled several Hedge Parsley stems along trails
2020-06-13 Landscape Home Trimmed trails and cover boards on Trail C
2020-06-13 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-06-11 Landscape Home Trimmed branches along Trail C
2020-06-11 Invasive control Home Sprayed glyphosate on Poison Ivy and Sericea Lespedeza along all trails
2020-06-11 Landscape Home Trimmed trails and cover boards on Trails A and B
2020-06-10 Landscape Home Picked up downed branches along trails
2020-06-09* Native collection Home: A34 Collected Coreopsis seeds for later use
2020-06-08 Landscape Home Trimmed branches and drooping vegetation along trail to Comma Pond
2020-06-07 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-06-06 Native propagation Home: D34 Sowed wildflower seed in several places
2020-06-02 Native collection Wright: Laura Ingalls Wilder Home (Rock House) Collected Common Violet seeds
2020-06-01 Native collection Greene: McDaniel Lake (north side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-06-01 Native collection Polk: Pleasant Hope CA (south side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-06-01 Native collection Home: B2, D3 Collected wildflower seeds
2020-06-01 Landscape Home: Workshop Trimmed trees near workshop door
2020-06-01 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-05-31 Native collection Christian: Finley River Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-30 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (west side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-28 Native propagation Home: D34 Sowed wildflower seed in several places
2020-05-28 Native collection Home: A34 Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-25 Landscape Home: D4 Rebuilt waterway on south side of house into creek
2020-05-25 House maintenance Home: House Cleaned out gutter at front door
2020-05-25 Invasive control Home: B3 Pulled stems of crown vetch next to driveway
2020-05-25 Invasive control Home: C4 Clipped and herbicide on split Bois d’Arc tree just south of house
2020-05-25 Invasive control Home: House Clipped and herbicide on Trumpet Creeper on west side of house
2020-05-24 Native collection Christian: Busiek CA Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-23 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (east side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-23 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-05-23 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (west side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-20 Landscape Home: H123 Trimmed stray branches from boundary trail
2020-05-20 Invasive control Home: GHI12345 Clipped and treated multiflora rose, honey locusts, walnuts, bois d’arcs in creek bottoms and upper pasture
2020-05-19 Invasive control Home: C7 Pulled lespedeza shoots from Twitchell Pond dam along trail
2020-05-19 Invasive control Home: B4 Removed wintercreeper vine from post oak near SW2
2020-05-18 Science Home Updated subunit and notes information for controlled burns database entries that were lacking them
2020-05-14 Wildlife Home Put out additional cover boards and tin
2020-05-13 Wildlife Home Put out additional cover boards and tin
2020-05-12 Landscape Home Updated schematic farm map with point locations and trails
2020-05-12 Native propagation Home: D34 Sowed wildflower seed in several places
2020-05-12 Native propagation Home: D34 Sowed wildflower seed in several places
2020-05-11 Native propagation Home: D4 Spread leaves over disturbed soil in a couple of places for native seeding
2020-05-10 Landscape Home Trimmed trails and cover boards
2020-05-10 House maintenance Home: Workshop Swept oak debris from roof
2020-05-10 House maintenance Home: House Swept oak debris from roof
2020-05-10 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-05-09 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (west side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-09 Invasive control Home: G2 Pulled a wintercreeper sprig
2020-05-09 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (east side) Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-09 Native collection Home: EFG23 Collected Wild Ginger seeds
2020-05-09 Wildlife Home: D4 Attached cord to back of windows to protect against bird collisions
2020-05-07 Landscape Home Created new location list for farm and published to web site
2020-05-06 Native collection Polk: Stockton Lake, Turkey Creek Area Collected wildflower seeds
2020-05-06 Invasive control Home: BC7 Reported fence in need of repair that was letting in cattle
2020-05-05 Native propagation Home: D4 Planted Scouring Rush along non-rocked areas of creek behind house
2020-05-04 Landscape Home: D4 Shored up some washed out areas near creek
2020-05-04 Native propagation Home: D45 Sowed Chicken of the Woods fragments
2020-05-04 House maintenance Home: D4 Shored up retaining wall on south side of house
2020-05-03 Native propagation Home: DEFG23 Sowed Chicken of the Woods fragments
2020-05-03 Invasive control Home: I12 Pulled wintercreeper
2020-05-03 Landscape Home Sold Craftsman tractor
2020-05-01 Native collection Greene: Little Sac River Collected Scouring Rush stems and roots
2020-04-30 Native propagation Home: D4 Sowed Dutchman's Breeches seeds
2020-04-28 Invasive control Home: HI23 Pulled wintercreeper and multiflora rose
2020-04-27 Landscape Home: D34 Collected unused white limestone and place in washed out areas near house
2020-04-26 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-04-25 Native propagation Home: DEFG23 Planted 25 white oak trees seedlings
2020-04-25 Native propagation Home: HI123 Planted 25 white oak trees seedlings
2020-04-21 Native collection Polk: Stockton Lake, Turkey Creek Area Collected Dutchman's Breeches seeds
2020-04-21 Invasive control Home: BC7 Reported fence in need of repair that was letting in cattle
2020-04-19 Invasive control Home: G3 Pulled up a colony of Japanese honeysuckle
2020-04-19 Invasive control Home Clipped and sprayed several multiflora rose bushes
2020-04-19 Invasive control Home Removed multiflora rose, Japanese honeysuckle, wintercreeper from several areas
2020-04-18 Science Home Started keeping detailed management log
2020-04-18 Landscape Home: D34 Spread leaves over disturbed soil
2020-04-16 Landscape Home: D34 Added new rock retaining wall for creek
2020-04-14 Landscape Home: H1 Procured 2x6 boards to build bridge across creek
2020-04-12 House maintenance Home: House Fixed gutter near front porch
2020-04-12 House maintenance Home: House Set stones back into front porch
2020-04-11 Native propagation Home: BC567 Planted 25 white oak trees seedlings
2020-04-11 Native propagation Home: H1 Planted 50 sand willow stems in eroded creek bank
2020-04-07* Invasive control Home: EF23 Removed multiflora rose here and elsewhere
2020-04-01 Landscape Home Purchased electric self-propelled mower for trails
2020-03-01* Landscape Home Mowed trails
2020-02-28 Landscape Home: D34 Removed five trees (three sycamores, two oaks) from creek banks
2020-02-15* Wildlife Home: B3, C1 Installed bat houses along driveway and on pole barn
2020-02-15* Wildlife Home: D4 Attached cord to front of windows to protect against bird collisions
2020-02-02 Controlled Burn Home: ABC4567, DE4567, GHI4567 Controlled burn on unit AC
2020-01-07 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2020-01-05 Controlled Burn Home: AB2, BCD4 Controlled burn on unit AB
2020-01-04 Controlled Burn Home: ABC234, EFGHI34567 Controlled burn on unit ABC
2020-01-04 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2019-12-27 Landscape Home Fitted new fire flappers
2019-12-08 Landscape Home: D2 Removed fallen tree on trail
2019-11-09 Farming Home Collected several passion fruits to eat and sow seeds
2019-11-04 House maintenance Home: House Measured and marked foundation slippage
2019-10-12 Native collection Cedar: Wah Kon Tah Prairie Collected grass seed
2019-08-17* Invasive control Home: DEF567 Sprayed sericea lespedeza in several areas
2019-07-14 Science Home: ABC1234 Assisted Ethan and Casey in collecting native and non-native plants for classroom
2019-07-07 Native collection Greene: MO 123 Collected wildflower seeds between FR 52 and FR 79
2019-05-31* House maintenance Home: House Installed new water softener system
2019-05-04 Landscape Home: I5 Fallen girdled honey locust cut up and removed from fence
2019-03-31 Invasive control Home Killed multiflora rose and other shrubs
2019-02-03 Native propagation Home Sowed Hamilton and hand-collected native seeds over most places
2019-02-02 Native propagation Home: A3 Started a time photo series of front yard prairie
2019-02-02 Controlled Burn Home: ABCDEFGHI1234567 Controlled burn on unit ABC
2019-01-31 Native propagation Home Ordered wildflower seed from Hamilton Native Outpost
2018-12-01* Invasive control Home: AB456 Sprayed winter annuals around front yard prairie
2018-11-29 Invasive control Home: BC5 Sprayed glyphosate on henbit, dead nettle, chickweed
2018-11-29 Invasive control Home: EFG567 Sprayed glyphosate on fescue, brome, other invasives
2018-10-24 Native collection Barton: Golden Prairie Collected wildflower seeds along roadways
2018-10-24 Native collection Dade: Coyne Prairie Collected wildflower seeds along roadways
2018-10-07 House maintenance Home: House Shored up deck from rotting support post
2018-08-18 Invasive control Home Used “Glove of Death” control method on some sericea and poison ivy
2018-07-01 House maintenance Home: Workshop Cleaned and organized workshop
2018-06-24 Landscape Home: House Pulled trumpet vine from the front of the house
2018-06-08 Wildlife Home: C3 Placed ultraviolet light and insect sheet for the evening
2018-05-17* Farming Home: C1 Planted large garden of tomatoes and peppers
2018-05-16* Invasive control Home Killed multiflora rose, walnut, black locust
2018-03-01* House maintenance Home Setup new composting site just below rain collection tank
2018-02-18* House maintenance Home: Shed Moved rain collection tank to west side of shed
2018-02-16 Wildlife Home: House Trapped and removed raccoon from house
2018-01-28 Controlled Burn Home: EFGH12, DE4567 Controlled burn on unit BC
2018-01-27 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34, BC567, AB1, D4567 Controlled burn on unit ABC
2018-01-21 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2018-01-21 Controlled Burn Home: EFGHI34567 Controlled burn on unit C
2018-01-06 Controlled Burn Home: ABCDEFGH12 Controlled burn on unit B
2018-01-06 Controlled Burn Home: ABC234 Controlled burn on unit A
2017-12-16* Native propagation Home Cut fire lines around farm, including on neighboring farms
2017-09-15* Invasive control Home Girdle and painted herbicide on several Bois d Arc trees
2017-07-15* Native collection Home Collected native thistle seeds for distribution and propagation around the farm
2017-07-01* Invasive control Home: DEF567 Sprayed sericea lespedeza in several areas
2017-04-09* Invasive control Home Pulled wintercreeper
2017-03-19 Invasive control Home Killed multiflora rose, walnut, honey locust, autumn olive, and others
2017-03-12 Controlled Burn Home: CDEFGHI34567 Controlled burn on unit C
2017-03-12 Controlled Burn Home: ABC234567 Controlled burn on unit A
2017-02-05 Controlled Burn Home: DEFGH123 Controlled burn on unit B
2017-01-11 Wildlife Home: House Trapped and removed squirrel from house
2017-01-09 Wildlife Home: House Trapped and removed squirrel from house
2016-10-01 Wildlife Home: C3 Placed ultraviolet light and insect sheet for the evening
2016-06-22 House maintenance Home: Workshop Swept oak debris from roof
2016-06-22 House maintenance Home: House Swept oak debris from roof
2016-02-21 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34567 Controlled burn on unit A
2016-02-15 Controlled Burn Home: DEFGHI34567 Controlled burn on unit C
2016-01-09 Native propagation Home: ABCD12 Sowed hand-collected native seeds in this area after several years of preparation
2015-12-28* Wildlife Home: F2 Replaced cover boards at CB washed away by massive flood
2015-11-18* Science Home: House Temperature logger failed, started pulling temperature data from airport
2015-09-15* Native collection Greene Collected Amberique Bean on the farm and nearby roadsides for propagation on the farm
2015-07-08 Native collection Lawrence: Linden’s Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-07-08 Native collection Lawrence: Woods Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-05-31 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-05-23 Native collection Lawrence: Woods Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-05-23 Native collection Lawrence: Linden’s Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-05-23 Native collection Dade: Niawathe Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-05-23 Native collection Dade: Penn-Sylvania Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2015-04-15* Farming Home Sold 1983 Chevrolet Cheynne
2015-03-22 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2015-02-23 Farming Home: C1 Delivery of limestone sand to seat rain collection water tank
2015-01-25* Landscape Home: A1234 Posted new “Do Not Mow” and “Prairie Restoration” signs along road
2015-01-21* Landscape Home Downloaded a new Google Maps satellite image of the farm
2015-01-19* Science Home Created and posted a plant species list for the farm
2015-01-10 Controlled Burn Home: DEFGHI34567 Controlled burn on unit C
2014-12-08* Invasive control Home Pulled wintercreeper, Japanese honeysuckle
2014-07-22 Science Home Hosted a Missouri Native Plant Society meeting and cookout
2014-07-06* Wildlife Home: C3 Placed ultraviolet light and insect sheet for the evening
2014-05-25 Native collection Taney: Coy Bald Collected several aquatic plants to put into Comma Pond
2014-03-23 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2014-03-22 Landscape Home Preparation for controlled burn
2014-03-22 Controlled Burn Home: AB12, C1 Controlled burn on unit B
2014-03-22 Controlled Burn Home: ABC23 Controlled burn on unit B
2014-02-23 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34567 Controlled burn on unit A
2014-02-23 Controlled Burn Home: DEF1 Controlled burn on unit B
2014-02-17 Controlled Burn Home: CDE23 Controlled burn on unit B
2014-02-02* Landscape Home: G1 Removed large walnut tree overhanging Comma Pond
2014-02-01 Science Home Started a blog series about invasive species
2014-01-20 Landscape Home Recycled old fence and posts
2014-01-20* Landscape Home Removed some interior fence and wire
2014-01-19 Controlled Burn Home: DE456, GHI234 Controlled burn on unit C
2014-01-07 House maintenance Home: House Kitchen water pipes burst after two nights of record cold temperatures
2014-01-04* Wildlife Home: F2 Placed cover boards at CB and possibly elsewhere
2014-01-03* Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2014-01-03 Science Home Started a blog called “Pearl Creek Farm”
2013-12-30 Controlled Burn Home: EFGHI567 Controlled burn on unit C
2013-12-23* Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2013-12-01* Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2013-08-24 Science Home Started tracking trip routes via GPS
2013-08-15* Invasive control Home Pulled and sprayed Sericea Lespedeza
2013-07-23 Science Home Hosted a Missouri Native Plant Society meeting and cookout
2013-06-23 Native collection Home Collected Ohio Spiderwort seeds from across FR 75
2013-05-14 Landscape Home Mowed
2013-05-08 Wildlife Polk Collected a pile of discarded roof tin for cover use around the farm
2013-04-08 Invasive control Home Killed multiflora rose and Forsythia
2013-04-06 Invasive control Home Killed multiflora rose
2013-02-27 Native propagation Home Ordered wildflower seed from Hamilton Native Outpost
2013-01-26 Controlled Burn Home: EFGHI4567 Controlled burn on unit C
2013-01-26 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2013-01-21 Controlled Burn Home: DEFGHI4567 Controlled burn on unit C
2013-01-21 Invasive control Home Sprayed glyphosate on chickweed and smooth brome
2013-01-06 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34 Controlled burn on unit A
2012-11-25* Landscape Home: C3 Installed safety rails on bridge across Sandstone Spring branch
2012-11-24 Controlled Burn Home: ABCDE12 Controlled burn on unit B
2012-11-23 Wildlife Home Flying squirrel found drowned in the toilet with four live juveniles found downstairs
2012-11-21* House maintenance Home: House Built deck railing
2012-10-09 Native collection Cedar: Sky Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2012-10-09 Native collection Dade: Stony Point Prairie Collected some rush seeds
2012-10-09 Native collection Dade Collected some water lily roots for Comma Pond
2012-09-09 Invasive control Home: G1 Weed-whipped all of the beefsteak plant near Comma Pond
2012-09-02 Native collection Greene: James River Collected Fog Fruit for Comma Pond
2012-09-01* Landscape Home: D1 Built new sandbox for Julian just east of shed
2012-08-05 Native collection Shannon: Alley Spring Collected Bur-Reed seeds for Comma Pond
2012-05-12 Native collection Dade: Stony Point Prairie Collected rush and sedge seeds
2012-05-12 Native collection Dade: Penn-Sylvania Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2012-05-07* Landscape Home: A1234 Posted “Do Not Mow” signs along road
2012-04-19 Science Home Collected some bryophytes for identification
2012-04-16 Science Home Collected some bryophytes for identification
2012-04-15 Science Home Collected some bryophytes for identification
2012-03-31 Invasive control Home: G12 Killed multiflora rose
2012-03-04 Controlled Burn Home: HI123 Controlled burn on unit C
2012-02-20 Controlled Burn Home: EFGHI34567 Controlled burn on unit C
2012-02-02 Wildlife Home: G1 Put out amphibian traps in Comma Pond
2012-01-08* Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2012-01-08* House maintenance Home: C4 Sold propane tank
2012-01-05 Invasive control Home: DEFGHI4567, BC56 Sprayed glyphosate on fescue, brome, henbit, chickweed, and others
2012-01-02 Controlled Burn Home: ABC4567 Controlled burn on unit A
2011-12-18 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34 Controlled burn on unit A
2011-11-22 House maintenance Home: House Removed fallen ash tree from northeast corner of house (over master bedroom)
2011-11-05* Farming Home: Shed Built up enclosed area for chickens in shed
2011-10-30* Wildlife Home Purchased and assembled a portable deer stand
2011-10-09* Native propagation Home Planted Burr Oak acorns
2011-10-08 Native collection Taney: Drury Mincy CA (Bear Cave Trail) Collected herbaceous seeds and some Burr Oak acorns
2011-10-02* Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2011-09-18 Native collection Camden: Branch Towersite Collected sedge, Pondweed seeds, and Eleocharis with roots
2011-09-12* Native propagation Home: G1 Sowed sedge, Pondweed seeds, and planted Eleocharis roots
2011-09-12* Native propagation Home: G1 Sowed sedge and Thalictrum seeds near Comma Pond
2011-09-11 Native collection Benton: Big Buffalo Creek CA Collected sedge and Thalictrum seeds
2011-09-05 Native propagation Home: G1 Planted Hibiscus and Spatterdock seeds at Comma Pond
2011-08-27 Native collection Christian: Finley River Collected Hibiscus and Spatterdock seeds
2011-08-20 Native propagation Home: G1 Planted Arrowhead (Sagittaria) in Comma Pond
2011-08-20 Native collection Greene Collected Arrowhead (Sagittaria) from roadside pond
2011-08-14 Native propagation Home: G1 Planted Spatterdock roots in Comma Pond
2011-08-13 Native collection Pulaski: Gasconade River Collected some Spatterdock roots for propagation
2011-07-19 Wildlife Home Raccoon caught in trap
2011-07-18 Wildlife Home Raccoon caught in trap
2011-06-14* Farming Home: D1 Chicken killed, probably by a black ratsnake
2011-06-09 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2011-05-30 Invasive control Home: GHI567 Pulled and sprayed glyphosate on invasive thistles
2011-05-30 Native propagation Home: ABCD12 Sowed Buffalograss in open areas
2011-05-15 Native collection Dallas: Lead Mines CA Collected wildflowers
2011-05-04 Native propagation Home Ordered wildflower seed from Hamilton Native Outpost
2011-04-17 Native collection Greene: Little Sac River Collected wildflower seeds
2011-04-01* Landscape Home: D567 Collected large sandstone rocks from geothermal project and relocated to hillside
2011-03-20 Science Home: House Started tracking hourly temperatures with a local data logger
2011-03-12 Landscape Home Mowed
2011-03-06 Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2011-02-20 Invasive control Home: EFGHI34567, AB34, DE1 Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses
2011-01-25* House maintenance Home: House Kitchen remodeling to accommodate new refrigerator
2011-01-01* Native propagation Home: EFGHI567, FGHI4, HI3 Sowed wildflower seed from Hamilton and collected wildflower seed
2010-12-07 Native propagation Home Ordered wildflower seed from Hamilton Native Outpost
2010-12-01* Landscape Home: G1 Comma Pond reworked by geothermal equipment
2010-11-12* House maintenance Home: House Installed new geothermal heating and cooling system
2010-11-08 Invasive control Home: EFGHI567, FGHI4, HI3 Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses and other vegetation to prepare for seed sowing
2010-10-31 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2010-10-23 Farming Home: EF567 Removed several walnut trees in this area and made brushpiles
2010-10-18 Farming Home: EF567 Marked good walnut trees to keep
2010-10-17* Native collection Phelps: Ambystoma Pond Collected Water Plaintain seeds for Comma Pond
2010-10-17 Native collection Dallas Collected wildflower seeds
2010-10-17 Native collection Polk Collected wildflower seeds
2010-10-17 Native collection Greene Collected wildflower seeds
2010-10-10 Controlled Burn Home Controlled burn on unit Unknown
2010-10-10 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (west side) Collected wildflower seeds
2010-10-04 Wildlife Home Placed cover boards along trails
2010-10-03 Controlled Burn Home: EFGHI67 Controlled burn on unit C
2010-10-02 Native collection Polk Collected wildflower seeds
2010-10-01 Science Home: House Started tracking daily precipitation amounts with CoCoRaHS
2010-09-26 Native collection Wright Collected wildflower seeds
2010-09-24 Native collection Texas: Jacks Fork River Collected wildflower seeds
2010-09-19 Controlled Burn Home: ABCD12 Controlled burn on unit B
2010-09-18 Landscape Home Preparation for controlled burn
2010-09-14 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2010-09-12 Native collection Polk Collected wildflower seeds
2010-09-06 Native collection Hickory Collected wildflower seeds
2010-09-04 Native collection Pike Collected wildflower seeds
2010-09-03 Invasive control Home Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses and other vegetation to prepare for seed sowing
2010-08-30 Wildlife Home: G1 Comma Pond filled up with rains this week
2010-08-30 Wildlife Home: G1 Original construction of Comma Pond
2010-08-25 Native collection Greene: Frisco Highline Trail Collected wildflower seeds
2010-08-24 Native collection Lawrence: Woods Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2010-08-22 Invasive control Home: ABCDE1, BCD2 Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses and other vegetation to prepare for seed sowing
2010-08-21 Native collection Greene: Little Sac Woods CA (west side) Collected wildflower seeds
2010-08-19 Native collection Home: GHI4567 Collected wildflower seeds
2010-08-14 Native collection Polk Collected wildflower seeds
2010-08-14 Native collection Greene Collected wildflower seeds
2010-08-03 Native propagation Home: ABC34 Receive cost-sharing grant from MDC to restore front yard prairie
2010-08-01 Farming Home: D1 Attempted predation of chickens by a black ratsnake
2010-08-01 Landscape Home Mowed
2010-07-31 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2010-07-31 Native collection Hickory Collected wildflower seeds
2010-07-10 Native collection Polk: Sentinel CA Collected wildflower seeds
2010-07-10 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2010-06-28 Native collection Polk: Twenty-Five Mile Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2010-06-20 Native collection Polk: Sentinel CA Collected wildflower seeds
2010-06-20 Native collection Polk: La Petite Gemme Collected wildflower seeds
2010-06-19 Farming Home: D1 Attempted predation of chickens by a black ratsnake
2010-06-19 Native collection Greene: Rocky Barrens CA Collected wildflower seeds
2010-06-19 Native collection Taney: Hilda Collected wildflower seeds
2010-06-16 Farming Home: D1 Purchased an 1100 food-grade tank for rainwater harvesting at shed
2010-06-09 Invasive control Home: CD1, D6 Sprayed glyphosate on lespedeza and trail
2010-06-06 Invasive control Home: I567 Cut thistle flowering heads
2010-06-03 Farming Home: D1 Unknown predator removed several chickens overnight
2010-05-30 Native propagation Home: D4, G2 Planted river cane
2010-05-29 Native collection Stone: Flat Creek Collected some river cane roots along river
2010-05-23 Native collection Dallas: Lead Mines CA Collected wildflower seeds
2010-05-23 Invasive control Home Clipped multiflora roses
2010-05-22 Landscape Home: EFG2 Removed old fence material
2010-05-16 Landscape Home: EFG1 Removed old fence material
2010-05-12 Invasive control Home Removed / killed multiflora rose and non-native thistles
2010-04-29 House maintenance Home: House Swept oak debris from roof
2010-04-29 House maintenance Home: Workshop Swept oak debris from roof
2010-04-19 Invasive control Home: DEF1 Spot-sprayed glyphosate
2010-04-11 Invasive control Home: G1 Removed multiflora rose
2010-04-11 Invasive control Home: GI4567 Sprayed glyphosate in invasive thistles
2010-04-11 Landscape Home: G1 Removed old fence material
2010-04-10 Farming Home Removed two downed red oak and two downed ash logs for sawmill
2010-04-10 Landscape Home Removed some interior fence material
2010-04-03 Science Home Started marking and tracking box turtles (Terrapene) around the farm
2010-03-27 Farming Home: C1 Installed gutters on shed to harvest rainwater
2010-03-23 Invasive control Home Spot-sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses in front yard prairie
2010-03-10* Wildlife Home: C7 Placed game camera here facing southeast
2010-03-10 Landscape Home Created trail from C7 to E7
2010-03-07 Invasive control Home: B4, DE1 Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses
2010-03-07 Landscape Home Created trail at CD7
2010-03-06 Controlled Burn Home: DE4567 Controlled burn on unit C
2010-03-06 Landscape Home Created trail from H1 to I3
2010-02-28 Controlled Burn Home: EFGHI567, GHI4, I3, HI12 Controlled burn on unit C
2010-02-27* Landscape Home: H1 Placed logs, branches, sticks, and debris in creek to control erosion
2010-02-21 Controlled Burn Home: DEF1, DE2 Controlled burn on unit B
2009-12-29 Native propagation Home: ABC234 Sowed collected and purchased wildflower seeds
2009-12-08 Native propagation Home Ordered wildflower seed from Hamilton Native Outpost
2009-11-28 Native collection Greene: Valley Water Mill Collected wildflower seeds
2009-11-28 Native collection Greene: Frisco Highline Trail Collected wildflower seeds
2009-11-22 Invasive control Home: DEF12 Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses
2009-11-09 Wildlife Home: H1, I2, I5 Set out cover boards
2009-11-08 Wildlife Home: I1 Set out cover boards
2009-10-01 Wildlife Home: B1 Placed game camera here facing east
2009-09-20* Landscape Home: AB4567 Cleared trail from SW1 to SW3
2009-09-15* Science Home Created a schematic map and grid systems for our farm
2009-09-07 Invasive control Home: C4 Sprayed glyphosate on weeds in eastern portion of front yard prairie
2009-09-07 Science Home Used GPS to locate six corners of our property
2009-09-05 Wildlife Home Raccoon caught in trap
2009-09-01* Landscape Home Installed boundary fence around our part of the farm
2009-08-31 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34 Controlled burn on unit A
2009-08-27 Wildlife Home: D1 Placed game camera near chicken pen to monitor for predators
2009-08-22 Native collection Taney: Beaver Creek Collected immature spatterdock seeds
2009-07-23 Native collection Lawrence: Woods Prairie Collected wildflower seeds
2009-07-22 Invasive control Home: ABC234 Knocked back weeds in front yard prairie
2009-07-08 Landscape Home Mowed
2009-07-05 Landscape Home Cut fire lines in upper pasture
2009-07-04 Native propagation Home Planted Scouring Rush along Sandstone Spring and Pearl Branch
2009-07-03 Native collection Polk: Little Sac River Collected Scouring Rush stems and roots from the river bank
2009-07-01 Invasive control Home: GHI4567 Clipped and bagged non-native thistle flowers
2009-06-14 House maintenance Home: House Swept oak debris from roof
2009-06-14* House maintenance Home: Workshop Swept oak debris from roof
2009-06-03* House maintenance Home: House Replaced bathtub in master bathroom
2009-06-01* Farming Home: D1 Built enclosed chicken pen at shed
2009-05-15 Landscape Home Burned brushpile
2009-04-17 Invasive control Home Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses, wintercreeper, multiflora rose
2009-04-13* House maintenance Home: House Finished basement with two bedrooms and a family room
2009-03-16 Invasive control Home Sprayed glyphosate on cool season grasses and multiflora rose
2009-02-16 Controlled Burn Home: ABC34 Controlled burn on unit A
2009-02-01* Wildlife Home Placed game cameras around the place to capture wildlife shots
2009-01-02 Controlled Burn Home: ABC123 Controlled burn on unit B
2009-01-01 Wildlife Home: E4 Setup game camera on sandstone boulders across creek from house
2008-12-25 Wildlife Home: C7 Setup game camera near Twitchell Pond
2008-12-24 Native propagation Home: ABC234 Sowed wildflower seed from Hamilton
2008-12-23* Wildlife Home: C7 Setup game camera near Twitchell Pond
2008-12-08 Native propagation Home Ordered wildflower seed from Hamilton Native Outpost
2008-11-13* Wildlife Home Setup game camera around the place to capture wildlife shots
2008-11-09 Landscape Home Burned brushpile
2008-11-02 Native collection Polk: La Petite Gemme Collected wildlflower seeds
2008-10-26 Native collection Polk Collected wildflower seeds N of Rt Z and Walnut Grove
2008-10-12 Landscape Home Marked estimated eastern boundary of farm with fence posts
2008-10-12 Farming Home Collected walnuts
2008-10-12 Landscape Home Mowed trails
2008-10-01 Native propagation Home Consultation with Matt Curry about native plantings
2008-09-21 Science Home Started tracking controlled burns at the farm and elsewhere
2008-09-21 Controlled Burn Home: AB34 Controlled burn on unit A
2008-09-01 Invasive control Home: ABC234 Sprayed glyphosate to prepare for native planting
2008-08-31 Invasive control Home: ABC234 Sprayed glyphosate to prepare for native planting
2008-08-23 Wildlife Home: B2 Setup game camera along Sandstone Spring
2008-08-13 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-08-05 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-08-01* Farming Home Purchased used 1983 Chevrolet Cheyenne pickup
2008-07-13 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-06-29 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-06-29* Wildlife Home: H4 Placed game camera on top of hill
2008-06-16 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-06-05 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-05-18 Science Home Named more ponds and places around area
2008-05-17 Landscape Home Mowed
2008-05-03 Landscape Home Auction at workshop and shed
2008-05-03 Landscape Home Purchased Craftsman tractor at auction for mowing and farm work
2008-04-16 Invasive control Home Pulled multiflora rose
2008-03-19* Science Home Named ponds and other landmarks around area
2008-01-01 Wildlife Home Started tracking mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian observations by year
2007-12-27* House maintenance Home: House Moved in
2007-11-30 House maintenance Home: House Inspection day

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