Conservation Easement at Winje's Farm Conservation Easement

October 2, 2014

Entry gate From the Cottage at Winjes Farm to WRP

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Entry gate From the Cottage at Winjes Farm to WRP

Entry gate From the Cottage at Winjes Farm to WRP

This is the first year the WRP has been grazed for an intensive short period.

Lower Meadow where Miller Creek enters diversion

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Lower meadow grazed area along Miller Creek diversion

Lower meadow grazed area along Miller Creek diversion

Lower Meadow along Miller Creek diversion

Lower Meadow where Miller Creek ends

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Lower Meadow at Miller Creek

Lower meadow grazed area toward Miller Creek

Lower meadow grazed area toward Miller Creek

Deer in upper field

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Deer in upper field

Deer in upper field

Hawk hunting lower meadow

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Hawk in Meadow

Hawk in Meadow

Hawk hunting in lower Meadow along lake edge

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October 3, 2013

Mennonites Harvest Winjes Farm Meadow

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This year the Carey Ranch of Fort Bidwell purchased the standing meadow grass at Winjes Farm and hired the Mennonites to swath the fields.  A three equipment team made up of two daughters and their father systematically, professionally laid the field flat in about 2 hours. 100_6465

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Harvesting the meadow

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Jan Winje is accepted a ride in the swather with Miss Sanders.  This is the third harvest of the meadow since the WRP has been in place.

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Resident Sand Hill Crane at Winjes Farm

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Resident Sand Hill Crane at Winjes Farm

Resident Sand Hill Crane at Winjes Farm

August 14, 2012

Summer Sun

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Winjes Farm Wildlife Easement in summer

Sun rise over the Wildlife Easement colored by smoke of distant fires.  Though hot an dry the Easement is filled with wildlife this year.  The creek flows across the road each night  while drying by afternoon.

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