Monthly Archives: March 2015

Signs of Spring 5: Waterfalls and Frogs!

Rob, Michele, Deborah and I went to Ohiopyle last Saturday to see if there were any new (or different) signs of spring down there. In particular we wanted to see if the wood frogs that we saw two years ago … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 4: Termites

When Deborah and I were in graduate school at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse (better known as SUNY-ESF!), Deborah, as a student in entomology, took the graduate level, insect taxonomy course. … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 3: The Great Backyard Bird Count

A month ago (February 13th) the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Birds Studies Canada and the National Audubon Society sponsored a three day, “citizen’s science” project called “The Great Backyard Bird Count.” This world wide count of birds began in 1998 … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 2: Looking for Spring

I have been reading back over some of my “Signs of Spring” from previous years to try to get ideas about the right places to look for hints of this year’s elusive spring. There has to be some positive things … Continue reading

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