Native Plant of the Month

Native Plant of the Month

Ponderosa Pine – Pinus ponderosa You probably recognize this tree, or one similar, if you have traveled anywhere in North America. The Pinus ponderosa has five subspecies native to different climates such as Colorado...
A Year in Restoration

A Year in Restoration

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve works hard to restore and maintain the land that it owns and manages. In order to monitor our ongoing restoration work, we created a photo point project that will document the visual changes occurring as our restoration efforts...
Peat!!

Peat!!

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve is home to several different habitats including a bog, a special type of wetland. Specifically, it is considered a peat bog, but what exactly is peat? Peat is a nutrient-rich soil that takes thousands of years to...
Frog Frolic – 23 years!

Frog Frolic – 23 years!

Summer is here! Do you know what that means?   The 23rd Annual Frog Frolic, SHADOW’s biggest event of the year, will be upon in just a few more months! Be sure to save the date, September 14th from 1 – 5 pm, for SHADOW Lake Nature...