Album of Shadow Lake Field Trip
Selected photos from the spider collecting field trip to the
Shadow Lake Sphagnum bog near Maple Valley, Washington on 19 April 2006.
See the Shadow Lake Web Site.
Photos by Rod Crawford.
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|Erin Prinsen, co-owner, was a great help in collecting (not in this outfit, of course) © Rod Crawford||Aerial photo: road, upper right; hemlock forest, upper left; alder woods, bottom; open bog with Ledum, center (USGS)|
|The Labrador tea jungle © Rod Crawford||Parts of the bog are succeeding to hemlock forest © Rod Crawford|
|Sphagnum hummock in bog © Rod Crawford||In forest, other mosses replace Sphagnum © Rod Crawford|
|Hemlock foliage habitat © Rod Crawford||The bog forest canopy was pure western hemlock © Rod Crawford|
|Skunk-cabbage in forest © Rod Crawford||Twin hemlocks growing from ex-Sphagnum hummock © Rod Crawford|
|Lichen invades Sphagnum hummock © Rod Crawford||Forest floor and litter in alder grove © Rod Crawford|
|Cutleaf blackberry - the enemy! © Rod Crawford||Across the Blackberry Curtain into the alders © Rod Crawford|