The Sagebrush Meadow is one of the first ecosystems that students encounter when entering Ponderosa State Park. It is immediately recognizable by its strong sagey smell, except when it is buried by snow!
Cloud Type: Cirrus, StratusAir Temp: 9.6 °C
Water or Soil Temp: 10.3 °C
Light: 900 lux
Canopy Cover: 60 %
School: Village Charter
The ground was very dry when we sat down to make observations. We found insect eggs on a sagebrush during our exploration. Only a few tree species and mature trees near our collection site. Lots of grayish colors and a dull appearance