During February in the Northern Blue Mountains, life starts to change as chemistry in the soils & plants starts to change.
08-Secret Life of the Forest: Tiny Steps Toward Renewal
During February in the Northern Blue Mountains, life starts to change in small incremental measures as chemistry in the soils and plants starts to change as photo period increases. As the snow warms and melts it leaves bare ground patches that now warm rapidly during the extended sunlight periods of early Spring. This sets the stage for the first blooming plants of the year, bluebirds, elk, and many other species to come.