Treated Forest

The Treated Forest is an area off the Meadow Marsh Trail that has been treated using thinning and prescribed fire by Park officials. This side of the trail was treated to decrease tree and plant abundance and create room for Ponderosa Pines to thrive.

Blog Posts

The 13 Fluffy Gangster Narwhales

May 10, 2017 • by Audrey S.'s team

  Tuesday May 9, 2017

We went on a hike to the untreated and treated forest and the... Read More  

 

oompa's run wild

April 26, 2017 • by Audrey S.'s team

 Yesterday we went on an about 2 1/2 mile hike and we did lots of fun things. We learned about... Read More  

 

How did Ponderosa State Park get its name?

August 9, 2016 • by Summer Program.'s team

How did Ponderosa state park get its name?

Ponderosa state park is nestled in the... Read More  

 

The Almost Daily, Once In A While Report From The Sage Mallards

August 9, 2016 • by Summer Program.'s team

Today as grad students, we wanted to review science literacy by talking about choosing good... Read More  

 

Data

Terrestrial Data: 5/9/2017 - 10:00am
Date: 5/9/2017 - 10:00am
Audrey S's team
Weather: Sunny
Air Temperature:
Dissolved Oxygen:
School: Sacred Heart
Observation Notes: vegetation transect: mostly grass
Terrestrial Data: 5/9/2017 - 10:00am
Date: 5/9/2017 - 10:00am
Audrey S's team
Weather: Sunny
Air Temperature:
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 8.3°C
Canopy Cover: 65%
School: Sacred Heart
Observation Notes: light: big light; smooth light
Terrestrial Data: 5/9/2017 - 10:00am
Date: 5/9/2017 - 10:00am
Audrey S's team
Weather: Sunny
Air Temperature:
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 9.2°C
Canopy Cover: 65%
School: Sacred Heart
Observation Notes: smooth light because we didn't do numbers
Terrestrial Data: 11/8/2016 - 1:30am
Date: 11/8/2016 - 1:30am
Kori R's team
Weather: Clear
Air Temperature: 14.5°C
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 5.2°C
Observation Notes: Potential energy: 1.635 volts
Terrestrial Data: 11/2/2016 - 12:45pm
Date: 11/2/2016 - 12:45pm
Ava I's team
Weather: Clear, Sunny
Air Temperature: 11.6°C
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 6.7°C
Observation Notes: Soil moisture 22.2% There were a lot less trees than the untreated. Not a lot of wildlife.
Terrestrial Data: 10/26/2016 - 11:30am
Date: 10/26/2016 - 11:30am
Becca S's team
Air Temperature: 8.4°C
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 7.5°C
Canopy Cover: 70%
School: Rolling Hills
Terrestrial Data: 10/25/2016 - 1:45pm
Date: 10/25/2016 - 1:45pm
Kayla B's team
Weather: Overcast, Raining
Air Temperature: 11.1°C
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 7.5°C
Light: 700lux
School: Rolling Hills
Terrestrial Data: 5/17/2016 - 10:00am
Date: 5/17/2016 - 10:00am
Cathy H's team
Weather: Clear
Cloud Type: Cirrus
Air Temperature: 22.0°C
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 10.0°C
Soil pH: 5.5
School: Maple Grove
Terrestrial Data: 4/27/2016 - 11:00am
Date: 4/27/2016 - 11:00am
Cathy H's team
Weather: Overcast, Raining
Cloud Type: Cumulus, Stratus
Air Temperature:
Dissolved Oxygen:
Soil Temperature: 5.4°C
Soil pH: 5.0