Monthly Archives: July 2015

Savanna Bluff Overlook

Construction started this week on the viewing platform at the Savanna Bluff Overlook. This picture shows the galvanized steel frame that forms the base. This structure will be a place to pause and look out on Hiller’s Creek valley. There … Continue reading

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Creek Reflection

The reflections on Hiller’s Creek were wonderful last night. You can see how lush the vegetation is here this year with all the rain we’ve had. It is green everywhere!

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Construction Starts!

Truckloads of rocks were delivered this morning to the PGT Center. This is the start of the construction projects we’ve been waiting for. Rain the last couple months delayed things but now we are ready to start.

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Where have all the Butterflies gone?

I’d guess that the number of butterflies at the PGT is down by 90%. Even though their favorite nectar plants are in bloom right now there are very few butterflies around. I am seeing a lot of Liatris, Buttonbush, Coneflowers … Continue reading

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The Point

One of the magical spots at the PGT is The Point. It is a rocky bluff that looks out on to the Hiller’s Creek valley. This picture looks up at the steep north slope to The Point. As I was … Continue reading

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Butterfly Count Down

The PGT Butterfly walk on Saturday was fun but the total number of butterflies seen was way down. The weather was perfect and we did see 26 different species but none were seen in large numbers like you would expect. … Continue reading

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