Windmill.gif (7117 bytes)Dusty Roads, Rocks and Lizards
Images of Late Spring in the Kansas Flint Hills   (Part 2 of 3)
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Going south on Snokomo Road a few miles and then west on Boothill Road about five miles, one
can see herds of beef cattle that graze the blue stem slopes. 

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Getting up closer, one soon realizes why grazing in lieu of wheat and corn, adorns a good portion
of the Flint Hills.  Second photo from left is a familiar Nighthawk as he watches over the prairie
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A stark contrast from seeing these same slopes from a distance, and especially
later in the Summer, when the grass is taller and these stones and rocks are not so visible.

    

All photos 2001 by Don Palmer