Large patch appears in roughly circular patches that are yellow, tan or straw-brown with orange- brown borders. The patches are initially two- to three-feet in diameter, but can expand up to 10 feet or more, as the name large patch indicates.
Warmer temperatures mean more people are hiking and going for nature walks. This is the time of year when ticks are prevalent and every person and animal should be checked periodically to ensure they do not have one attached to them.
While reviewing a set of maps Thursday, landscape architects Lee Walton and Ron Huffman noticed a distinctive boundary beginning to form near William Few Parkway that could become a significant focal point in developing a 20-year vision for Columbia County.
In February, the Columbia County Board of Commissioners approved a $73,240 contract with Cartegraph Systems, an Iowa-based software consulting firm, to collect images of 1,165 miles of roadway as a part of an ongoing asset inventory program.