Pond with water lowered

Pond with Water Lowered

These images were taken 4/5/2019 as the water was dropping in this pond. Repairs were being done to the pond out-flow and adjacent road that required the water to be lowered.

It was fascinating to see what had been under the two to three feet (up to one meter) of water. This first image is an alligator ramp that is the same one seen in Wood Stork King of the Ramp.

Pond with water lowered
Pond with water lowered

The reddish material is Mosquito Fern. Next is another Alligator ramp that had just barely been sticking out of the water on the high end.

Pond with water lowered
Pond with water lowered

Lastly, this is a view of a bridge that connects a couple of the pond’s islands as part of the path around the pond. Great Blue Herons can easily walk under the bridge.

Pond with water lowered
Pond with water lowered

As of last week management is adding some water to this pond. Unless we have a big rain I expect it will be weeks and maybe more before the water is back to the previous level.

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