Date: 7/3/17 2:15 pm
From: Marty DeAngelo <martytdx...>
Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Laurel Run Park - disappointed
Interesting. Why would the farmer still be managing the county park? Shame
in either case to have a good spot for those grassland species disappear.

On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 5:11 PM Eric Houser <ehousere55...> wrote:

> Marty, it was the farmer (Anderson) who killed the corn stubble and
> grasslands there! Not the county! No one has answered that question,
> yet. Eric Houser
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Jul 3, 2017, at 5:08 PM, Marty DeAngelo <martytdx...> wrote:
> >
> > My date of seeing birds last year (presumably nesting for grasshopper
> > sparrows, based on behavior) was June 7th. I'm thinking 3 weeks would be
> > way too soon and it looks like they mowed at least a week previously.
> >
> > I'm okay with the mowing to keep down transitional shrubs but I would
> have
> > thought they'd do that in early April or late August.
> >
> >> On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 3:22 PM Karen Swaine <kmswaine...>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> BUT, logically, that mowing should not occur until possible nesting
> chicks
> >> have fledged... ie) end of july?
> >> (I'm just assuming the mowing took place too early.)
> >> Karen
> >>
> >>
> >> Sent from my Verizon 4G LTE smartphone
> >>
> >>
> >> -------- Original message --------
> >> From: "B.G. Sloan" <bgsloan3...>
> >> Date: 7/3/17 12:42 PM (GMT-05:00)
> >> To: <JERSEYBI...>
> >> Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Laurel Run Park - disappointed
> >>
> >> I know places that do that every couple of years. Their rationale was
> that
> >> they were trying to keep it grassland and not let the shrubs take over.
> >>
> >> Bernie Sloan
> >> Highland Park
> >>
> >>> On Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 1:40 PM, Marty DeAngelo <martytdx...>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I went to Laurel Run Park in Delran today to hopefully see a repeat
> >>> performance of last year's Dickcissel and Grasshopper Sparrow show. I
> had
> >>> gone on eBird and noted the lack of sightings but barged ahead anyway.
> >>>
> >>> Imagine my disappointment when all of those fantastic grasslands were
> >>> COMPLETELY MOWED DOWN! Why did the county take a site with successful
> >>> grassland nesters one year and mow it (including small shrubs) the
> >> next?!?
> >>>
> >>> Marty DeAngelo
> >>> Haddonfield NJ
> >>>
> >>>
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