As you proceed up slope, the early risers, the white prairie stars and the wild onions start to appear. The violet-pink milkvetch blooms with yellow desert parsley as the spring show begins.
Badger Mountain offers a unique opportunity to see the changing ecology with elevation and how the different plant communities are affected by moisture and soil types. At the top: the lovely rosy balsamroot. Meet: 10:00 a.m. Badger Mountain Skyline Trailhead. Dress appropriate for the weather, bring snacks, and don’t forget your cameras. Please contact trip leader Rik Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan on attending.