Saturday, October 18, 2008

Hempstead Plains

Hempstead Plains
October 18, 2008

Hempstead Plains is a prairie in the middle of Nassau County at Nassau Community College. Finding an endangered species here a few years ago went a long way in getting approval to have the area preserved.

Betsy Gulotta of the Friends of Hempstead Plains led our walk on this crisp fall day.

Learning about the ecosystem

Taking photographs

Collecting seeds

Examining flowers

Sharing information

NYBTA president Dahlia McGregor examines plants within a quadrant

For photos of Hempstead Plains, click here.