Flint Woods Preserve

Bringing Fire to the Piedmont Landscape

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator and Jared Judy, Flintwoods Preserve Land Manager A new type of land managment tool is arriving in the Piedmont of Delaware, and this is one of the most simple techniques with which to revitalize grassland habitats:  Fire! This past Spring, on March 29, for the first time in known memory a prescribed …

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Ice Columns

By Sally O’Byrne, Teacher-Naturalist Last Wednesday, I attended the weekly bird survey at the Delaware Nature Society’s Flint Woods Preserve near Centreville.  Mike Weaver, a Land Manager who works there, joined me on the walk.  We were impressed with the amount of water that had seeped into the ground with this year’s excessive precipitation. Another unusual feature was …

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