Little Wolf Nature Preserve

Preserving Beautiful Kentucky

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Jun
30

Mountain Sunset

Posted by Timm

Green Kentucky foliage

The sun sets behind the mountain at Little Wolf about 40 minutes before it sets on the horizon.  Notice the almost-fluorescent green of the foliage.  This intense burst of nature every May and June is one of the things we love most about Kentucky.  This is the view of the Butterfly Meadow outside my office.

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Aug
16

Hannah’s Death on a Stick

Posted by Timm

Feature Type: Plant
Trail: Bogway
Region: Dome Woods
Elevation: 1375′

The Bogway Trail is naturally swampy and full of cattail, which Hannah has named "Death on a Stick."  We also like to think of them as "Life on a Stick," given that they represent the circle of life with seeds that will ensure a new generation of cattail.

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Aug
16

Green Shag Rug

Posted by Timm

Feature Type: Plant
Trail: Wetlands Trail
Region: Wetlands
Elevation: 1140′

Green Shag Rug is a lush field of wispy tall grass located along the Wetlands Trail. The area floods after a heavy rain, and hence is teeming with plant life that loves the excess water.

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Jul
23

Green Carpet

Posted by Timm

Feature Type: Plant
Trail: Hurricane Ridge Trail
Region: Hurricane Ridge
Elevation: 1870′

Green Carpet is a large area of plush moss that lines much of the cliffs along Hurricane Ridge.

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    Little Wolf Nature Preserve is a private preserve located in the Daniel Boone National Forest in Southern Kentucky, USA.

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