Spring Break Post

The environment I immersed myself was an old plantation owner’s property in Henderson, North Carolina. The current owners turned it into a little farm with pasture out front for their 5 horses to graze on. In the back there were 2 tea cup pigs and 4 chicks in a hen house. The tree’s down there […]

Phenology Spot Natural Community

I would describe my Phenology’s natural community as a wetland community. My spot has an eastern white pine stand but also borders a meadow with Centennial Brook running a portion of it. The conifer stand and meadow explain the sandy soils in the substrate. I also noticed oaks as I saw and heard their leaves […]

Directions to New Spot

Getting to my new Phenology spot is quite easy. Starting from Central Campus you turn onto Carrigan Drive and follow it east to Catamount Drive and enter Centennial Woods from there. Follow the path weaving your way north and than east along the Centennial Brook. After you cross the brook once and continue until you […]

New Phenology Site Map

Wildlife Activity

Here are some pictures of my new spot. Photo Credit: Liz McDonnell Using the Mammal Tracks and Scat Pocket Guide I believe that some white tailed deer, grey squirrels, dogs, and white footed mouse have moved through my spot. A list of deciduous tree species I believe were on my site include: Sugar Maple American […]