Monthly Archives: May 2012

Caterpillar Days

Already Carrie has been gathering monarch caterpillars – over 140 last I heard!  Butterflies are all over the place and they have been busy, for now we are finding all sorts of caterpillars around. This morning Gary came in with … Continue reading

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Return of the Hickory Horn Devil

Last fall, you may recall, we had a Hickory Horn Devil visit our offices.  We oooed and ahhhed over it, and stuck it in a jar full of soil, into which it promptly buried itself.  These enormous caterpillars over-winter as … Continue reading

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A Special Night for Volunteers

Of course we are going to tell you that Dahlem is a special place, but what you may not hear enough is that a great deal of what makes this place so special is the people who dedicate countless hours … Continue reading

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A Day at Magee Marsh

In case you haven’t already guessed, many of the great “dirt time” activities here at Dahlem directly involve the Tuesday Morning Hike Group.  This week the day started at the ridiculously early hour of 6 AM (ridiculous, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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