Light My Fire

My pictures don’t do justice to the beauty of the hoar frost that covered the trees this morning when I arrived at the Springs.  It was cold and my fingers were freezing as I took these pics.

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This was taken from the Marl Pit bridge and shows the hillside above the Indian Springs where we planned to burn.

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Here is a closer look at the piles we planned to light up.

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The conditions were perfect.  A light but steady wind out of West and clear skies.  Lindsay and Pati came out to help and enjoy the beautiful day.

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Below you can see where the two forks of the Indian Springs outflow merge on their way to the Scuppernong River.

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Lindsay used a leave blower to help jump start the fires when they needed a blast of air and it worked pretty darn good.

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The view from the Marl Pit bridge. You can see where the channel from the Indian Springs joins the river.

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We burned 22 piles today and I think we have 3-4 more day’s work to finish the piles in this area.  I had to leave early so Pati and Lindsay handled the mop up operations. Thanks!

See you at the Springs!

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