Monthly Archives: April 2011

Clubmoss or True Moss?

A good question came up this morning during our Tuesday Morning Walk:  what is the difference between clubmosses and true mosses?  I shall try to answer this question as simply as possible without getting bogged down in botanical jargon. Mosses … Continue reading

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Hepaticas on the Way

Friday, as I zoomed through the office, Gary gave me a note saying the round-lobed hepatica were blooming.  I didn’t have a chance until Sunday to go out and see for myself. We have a patch of ground not far … Continue reading

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Amphibian Anticlimax?

The weather was a bust.  We’d been keeping an eye on the forecast because stormy weather was on the way, but we thought we might have clear sailing for our Night of the Amphibians tonight, if only just.  About 20 … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

Are you looking for an evening of adventure?  Do you want to do something meaningful with your kids, your parents, your fiance? Then give us a call (517*782*3453) and sign up for our up-coming Night of the Amphibians, this Friday … Continue reading

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Woodcock Watch and Campfire

Last night, forty fine folks joined us for a Woodcock Watch and Campfire program.  The day had turned from grey and chilly to warm and sunny, and everyone decided to take advantage of the wonderful weather to spend an evening … Continue reading

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A Morning Walk

Knowing that inclement weather was in the forecast this weekend, I wanted to take advantage of the morning sun on Friday to see if the prairie had greened up at all. It had been sunny much of the week, but … Continue reading

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