Daily Archives: July 24, 2013

  • Lotus at Busch Wildlife, posted 2013-07-24


    Lotus blossom, August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area (also known as the Busch Wildlife Area), St. Charles County, MO.  This area was used by the Department of Army as a TNT munitions plant to support the World War II effort but now includes 3,000 acres of forest, grasslands, croplands, old fields, prairie, and wetlands. It also has hiking trails, nearly 50 lakes and ponds of different sizes, and a visitor center.  The lotus are abundant on one of the small ponds near the […]

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