Monthly Archives: June 2011

Water Time at Dahlem

The last two days we’ve had a group of students out from Jackson Public Schools’ summer school program.  They were here to do aquatic studies, something most kids today don’t get a chance to do. We started the program by … Continue reading

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Flutterbys at Dahlem

We are over-run with caterpillars! The cecropia moth caterpillars that we received a week or so ago are growing VERY quickly.  Gary brought this one in to my office this afternoon – shedding.  It’s now in it’s third instar, in … Continue reading

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Tuesday Morning Hike

  Never let it be said that the Tuesday Morning Hikers are not a hardy lot!  By 9 AM it was already headed for 90 degrees and the humidity was equally high, yet this group of nature enthusiasts sallied forth, … Continue reading

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Quick Garden Tour

Summer and Gardens – the two go hand in hand.  2010 marked the first year of Dahlem’s Community Gardens.  In this our second year, we find that creativity grows in the gardens are readily as plants.  Here is a glimpse … Continue reading

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Buggy Days

Summer and insects – they just seem to go together.  And even though it isn’t technically summer yet, the recent warm (dare I say hot) days have been very summer-like. With all the recent sunshine, lots of insects have hatched … Continue reading

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