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Edge of the Farm Conservation Area Photo Album

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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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The Family
Racoon Highway
Looking East
Where is She?
Handsome Youngster
Big Buck
Doe a Deer
She sees the Camera
Buck Close-up
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Nice Rack
Coyotes on the Prowl
Deer Kill Side View
Fresh Deer Kill
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Cautious Coyotes
Handsome Coyote
Coyote Profile
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Coyote Blacktip Tail
Beautiful Coyote
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Nice Profile
Deer Kill
Great Looking Doe
Our Dog Bear
Walktest
Bear Dog
Doe Looking at the Camera
Dog at Deer Kill
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Coyote Walk
Nice 8 Point
Very Cautious Coyote
Crouching Coyote
Early Morning Coyote
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Another Racoon
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I'm out of here
Small Rack
Doe in the Morning Dew
What a Buck
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Looking for Ladies



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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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