More Braastad Nature Sanctuary Pictures

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Orange mushroom

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Red mushroom, found growing underneath leatherleaf plants in a "fen" (a quasi-bog).

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Ferns covering forest floor

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More ferns on the forest floor.

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Ferns in an open field.

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Ferns and cattails in a field.

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Close-up of ferns with some purple flowers growing beneath.

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Some other interesting plants.

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One of the many access roads criss-crossing the sanctuary

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Part of a circle of large stones in an open field where Braastad farm buildings once stood.

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Approximate position of large stones in the picture above. The diameter of the circle is approximately 30 feet (about 9 meters).

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A tree in the same open field where Braastad farm buildings once stood. (Note that I took this picture literally "on the run": a bee was chasing me at the time!)

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Barnhardt Creek flowing through the Braastad Nature Sanctuary.

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Barnhardt Creek during a dry spell. Low snowfall in winter results in lower water levels.

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Wintry scene of the sanctuary. (Photo taken in late March.)


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