Monthly Archives: March 2008

Bill’s Fourth Spring 2008 Posting – Worm Moon

The full moons of the year have long lists of descriptive names that reflect the occurrence of important ecological events that affected early human cultures and societies. Much has been written about the names given to these full moons by… Continue reading

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Bill’s Third Spring 2008 Posting – Rock Furnace Trail

Deborah and I went out on the Rock Furnace Trail this afternoon. The sunshine masked a surprisingly cold day. The wind was quite brisk, too. Halfway down into the ravine the predicted evening clouds rolled in which made it feel… Continue reading

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Bill’s Second Spring Posting 2008 – More Signs of Spring

A few new observations about the coming spring: 1. The silver maple at the bottom of my field flowered on March 13. The crown of the tree is fuzzy at a distance with the just opened red-brown flower buds. Close… Continue reading

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Bill’s First Spring 2008 Post – First Signs of Spring

I was on campus Wednesday and ran into Nick Petrucci out on the walk between the Conference Center and the Gym. He wanted to know if I had seen any signs of spring. Here goes: My box turtle has awakened… Continue reading

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