Category Archives: Marshes

Drainage Ditch Flight

Latest edit of a low altitude flight over sedge meadows I made last June.  These ditches run through Poygan State Wildlife Area in Wisconsin.  Some were dug to help drain nearby farmland and some were dug decades ago for ducks … Continue reading

Posted in Marshes, Video | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Drainage Ditch Flight

What Good is a Grass Fire?

The benefits of fire may be somewhat obvious, but there are others we forget today.  People throughout the world have used fire to alter their environment to their benefit.  On a small scale, traditional fires may have cleared a portion … Continue reading

Posted in Marshes | Tagged , | Comments Off on What Good is a Grass Fire?

Lake Poygan Time Lapse

While my son and I were working hard at harvesting phragmites for transplanting I set up my GoPro Hero 3+ on a tripod to record some time lapse footage of the marsh and sky.  When it came time to plant … Continue reading

Posted in Marshes, Video | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Lake Poygan Time Lapse

Deltox Marsh

Deltox Marsh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin is a relatively small shallow marsh, wetland restoration/enhancement.  This wetland was formally owned by the Deltox Grass Mat Company of Oshkosh.  The company manufacture grass rugs for export all around the United States.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Marshes | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Deltox Marsh