Becoming Kindred Blog

31 days of Nature Walks-Marking the Boundaries

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We've been working on getting our back woods fenced in for our cows. Highlands are especially good at foraging and we've noticed that they often seem to head for the rougher growth before tackling the green grass. We're hoping that in time they will even create paths through the dense undergrowth of our neglected forest.

Our property  line is by no means straight and so we weave with by following the marks on the trees that indicate which is ours.

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The girls were absolutely fascinated with how the tree had healed and grown around the mark that they discovered on this tree. This tree in particular was marked to identify the land just outside of our property line. 

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With the lines marked, fences strung, and the cows now enjoying their forest grazing, the girls have continued learning about respect, land care, and ownership through a simple walk through the forest.  

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