Monthly Archives: March 2012

Three Days After the Burn

Wednesday Gary and I went out to the grassland to check on the burn.  We wanted to assess what percentage was actually burned, and what percentage the flames didn’t touch (knapweed). At first things looked pretty promising. But then the … Continue reading

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Fire!

The call came about 4:3M last Sunday – we are going to do the burn tonight at 6:00.  I quickly fed the animals, walked the dog, and drove to the Dahlem Center.  Our first prescribed burn of the year was … Continue reading

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Happy Spring

I could hardly believe my eyes yesterday when I saw this trout lily getting ready to blossom! It’s one thing to find skunk cabbages in bloom in mid-March – heck, they’ll bloom when there’s snow on the ground, generating their … Continue reading

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Seventy-seven Degrees and Counting

Can you believe this weather!  I had nearly 80 according to my car yesterday.  Last I checked today, it was 77.  And it’s only the Ides of March!  Unbelievable.  But, the up side is that people are OUT.  Driving uptown … Continue reading

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Looking for Something to Do?

Come join us Tuesday Mornings for a naturalist-led walk. (Call ahead to be sure we are meeting here – sometimes we go off-site.)

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Redpolls et al

It seems like forever since I joined the Tuesday Morning Group for a walk, so this morning I decided to tag along.  We had a couple newcomers along today – we hope they come again. The first thing on the … Continue reading

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