|Ivory colored regions were marked as Oak Savanna by the original surveyors in the early 1800s. High school marked with an "X", Montgomery Plains Cemetery with a "+". This snapshot is the southeast corner of the Eaton Rapids School District. Source of images Eaton county image Ingham county image
|There might be older ones, but marble washes out over time. This one is granite.
|East fence row looking toward Plains Road from the back corner. The strip of grass is about 15' wide.
|This is what passes for "broad daylight" in Michigan during the winter. This is a cluster of Black Oak.
|Some acorns fell into my pockets. These are tiny rascals, not much bigger than the seeds you find in grapefruit.
This would be a good place for annual or biennial burns to see if any remnant prairie species can be teased into germinating. No telling what is there until somebody tries.