2009 White Lake Area Nature Walk Series

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July 11th Dune Ecology and Early Succession at Meinert Park
 

     


July 11th, 2009. A good turnout at Meinert Park.
 

       

 
 


A large sand blow hole.
 

 

     



A stop on the trail to learn about the succession of species.


 


 

 


The trail was often very steep and narrow.


Tony Jarvis, local naturalist and the day's
tour guide describes Lyme Grass.
An invasive specie.

 


Native Marram grass, or dune grass.


The tour group at the top with a great view.

 

 

   

 


Erosion of sand around an Oak