Springfield Plateau Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist™ is a community based natural resource education and volunteer program. Its purpose is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Missouri.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Food for thought
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This was found in the middle of the woods, 300 feet above Bull Creek. It was spread in a dense mat, bright green standing out against the browns of the drought challenged trees.
This provides habitat for several creatures far from their usual home. It also provides high protein nutrition for birds fortunate enough to find it in this remote location.