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Gleeson Wetlands photos from 2015


Photo taken by President Greg Pulford, January 2nd, 2015.
Early morning


Photo taken by President Greg Pulford, January 2nd, 2015.
Early morning


Aerial view
Aerial view, Pond 1 on the left, Pond 3 top right
2015/05/17


Ponds 2 and 3
Early morning in late Autumn, looking NW along Pond 3
2015/05/30


Ponds 2 and 3
Early morning in late Autumn, Pond 2 left, Pond 3 right
2015/05/30
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Planting
Allan Mayfield planting some of the seedlings that he had been looking after for the wetlands
Photo Sue Mayfield, 2015/05/09


 
Torii gate
Allan Mayfield working near the Torii gate
Photo Sue Mayfield, 2015/05/09
Clare and Gilbert Valleys has a sister city arrangement with Bizen in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.


Pond 3
Southern end of Pond 3, looking SE toward Pond 1
2015/05/01
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Pond 3
SW corner of Pond 2, looking SE
2015/05/01


Pond 3
Northern end of Pond 2, looking SE (Torii gate just visible on extreme right)
2015/05/01


Pond 3
Looking south across Pond 2
2015/05/01
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Pond 3
SW side of Pond 3, looking NE
Note the mulch. It conserves soil moisture and suppresses weed growth.
2015/10/18


Ponds 1 and 2
Torii gate (and Dave Clarke's dog, Socrates) and Pond 1 on the left, Pond 2 on the right
2015/10/18


Ponds 1 and 2
Pond 2 in foreground, Pond 1 behind
There are annual grasses here that shouldn't be here!
2015/10/18
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Plant guards

Pond 3
Looking along the wetlands, the Torii gate and a small part of Pond 2 on the left, Pond 3 in the background.
2015/10/18
Note the many tree guards. They were all set up from late July to the time of this photo and seem to have been very effective in reducing the losses of small plants to browsing animals (including ducks?)

All 3 ponds
All three ponds
2015/10/18


Allan and Brayden
Allan Mayfield and his nephew Brayden planting seedlings
2015/10/25

Bee hotel

 
Bee hotel
A place for native bees to lay their eggs
Click on the image to see it close up.
For more on bee hotels see Discovery Circle
2015/11/10
It was badly damaged by vandals in late 2016, but was repaired and replaced.
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