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The Edge of the Farm Conservation area (Oxford, Ohio) was placed into a conservation easement with the Three Valley Conservation Trust in December, 2007. The total size is ~32 acres with ~11 acres of prairie and 5 wetlands, and 21 acres of forest. Funding for the prairie restoration were provided by US Fish and Wildlife (thanks Sergio!), Miami Valley Pheasants Forever provided essential technical advice and assistance, Cardno ecological consulting firm (thanks Joel & Danielle) provided funding and assistance, and yours truly! Special thanks to FRIENDS of the EDGE who have volunteered their time and hard labor to remove many acres of honeysuckle! Your efforts in restoring the land are much appreciated!

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Edge of the Farm Conservation Area
    FRIENDS of the EDGE
    BIRDS on the EDGE
        --Water Control Oct 2010
        --Plug Planting April 2009
        --Erosion Blankets spring 2008
        --Sedge Planting spring 2008
        --Early FALL-2013
        --More Summer-2012
        --Spring-Summer 2012
        --A February Potpourri 2012
        --Restoration Class Trip Feb 2012
        --Prairies January 2012
        --Prairies December 2011
        --Prairie Mid-April 2011
        --Restoration Class Trip Feb 2011
        --Post ice storm-feb-2011
        --February 1 ice storm 2011
        --January potpourri 2011
        --Bullfrog Removal Sep 2010
        --Late September 2010
        --Early September 2010
        --August Potpourri 2010
        --July Potpourri 2010
        --June Potpourri 2010
        --April Potpourri 2010
        --Snowstorm-Feb 6-2010
        --Prairie Walk Jan-2010
        --Prairie Walk Dec-2009
        --Prairie Walk Oct 7-10-2009
        --Prairie Walk Sep 13-2009
        --Prairie Walk Late-July 2009
        --Prairie Walk Mid-July 2009
        --Prairie Walk June 1 2009
        --Prairie Walk Late April 2009
        --Algae Removal April 2009
        --February 2009
        --Winter 2009
        --September 2008
        --August 2008
        --Prairie Walk July 2008
        --Ice Storm Feb 2008
        --Forest Survey Jan 2012
        --Woods December 2011
        --Woods April 25-2009
        --April 4 Walk 2009
        --Flowers, April 19 2009
        --March Walk 2009
        --Winter Tree Identification-2009
        --Trail Cameras Oct-Nov 09
        --Trail Cameras Dec 2009
        --Trail Cameras Jan 2010
        --Trail Cameras Feb 2010
        --Trail Cameras March 2010
        --Trail Camera March April 2010
        --Trail Camera Aug-Oct 2010

Edge of the Farm Conservation Area Seasonal Frog Audio

2013 Audio and Videos

  • April 16, 2013. Male American Toads enjoying the spring season and trying their best to get lucky! Edge of the Farm Conservation Area, April 16, 2013, at Willows in the Wind wetland.
  • April 9, 2013--spring, after a very late start, is finally exploding! This AUDIO focuses upon a chorus of Spring Peepers at Vollmer's Pond. American Toads and Northern leopoard frogs were also heard calling!
  • Here is another frog audio at the nearby "Willows in the Wind" wetland, April 10, 2013. It was awesome!

    Frog AUDIO on the Edge of the Farm Conservation Area

  • Cricket Frogs and Gray Tree Frogs calling in July 2009 art Wetland B (Rush Run).
  • Spring is finally here! Spring Peepers frantically calling on March 17, 2010 at Wetland 4 (Vollmer Pond).

    Photos Copyright Dr. R. Hays Cummins and Dr. Donna McCollum, Authorization required. For permission, contact haysc@muohio.edu

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