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  • April 16th, 2018

    April 16th, 2018
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    I’m assuming this is a red maple twig, and I included a sketch of the odd buds on the side.       Here is one of two woodpecker cavities I found.       Here is the second cavit […]
    Posted 5 days ago.
  • April 16th Update

    April 16th Update
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    This has been an odd spring season, but it’s not uncommon in Vermont. Most of the Salmon Hole was still in its dormant stage; dull colors surrounded me and there were very few signs of spring. With the latest […]
    Posted 5 days ago.
  • Spring Break Phenology Site - Weathersfield, Vermont

    Spring Break Phenology Site - Weathersfield, Vermont
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    Here is the embedded Google Map of my spring break phenology site, right next to my house. I had a nice walk through the woods on Friday around noon until 1 o’clock. While I was here, I was knee deep in snow. I […]
    Posted last month.
  • March 5th, 2018

    March 5th, 2018
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    Shown above is what I suspected to be the ice scour.   A beaver was chompin’   And he was still chompin’. This tree had fallen into the river since the last time I was t […]
    Posted last month.
  • March 5th Update

    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    Wetland, Woodland, Wildland I would classify the natural community of the Salmon Hole as a River Cobble Shore. As mentioned by Wetland, Woodland, Wildland, the Salmon Hole is sparsely vegetated. The rock […]
    Posted last month.
  • February 1st, 2018

    February 1st, 2018
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    Much of the surface is covered in ice, whether you are in the woods, on the rock, or on the water. It is more barren than in December, and the ground is much harder as well. Ice has formed over the water and has […]
    Posted February 02, 2018.
  • Winter Twig Identification

    Winter Twig Identification
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    Basswood twig         Boxelder twig         Northern red oak twig         Sketch of a different basswood twig
    Posted February 02, 2018.
  • Winter Wildlife Activity

    Winter Wildlife Activity
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    Raccoon track…or so we think.           House cat tracks           Possum tracks
    Posted February 02, 2018.
  • Posted December 08, 2017.
  • Human History

    Human History
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    The following was taken directly from large signs and posters near the hydroelectric facility at the Salmon Hole: “Archeological finds by the great falls in Winooski show evidence of habitation from the […]
    Posted December 08, 2017.
  • Thanksgiving Break Phenology Site - Honokohau Bay in Maui, Hawaii

    Thanksgiving Break Phenology Site - Honokohau Bay in Maui, Hawaii
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
      Description of Honokohau Bay Using Aldo Leopold’s Writing Style The wind is ferocious on the northern end of Maui. It creates waves roar and crash as they enter the bay. Nobody dares surf in these […]
    Posted November 27, 2017.
  • Update: November 6th, 2017

    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    Since I last came here, many more leaves are on the ground. Bushes are also bare. There is much less wildlife activity, and the fish bite is slowing down. Fewer people are there to enjoy the area since it’s […]
    Posted November 06, 2017.
  • Posted November 06, 2017.
  • Poem

    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    To the Salmon Hole we go, Quite the trek to and fro. Be excited, be anxious, for this is a beautiful place, The views, the rocks…and damn, you might even see some dace. At all times of day the […]
    Posted November 04, 2017.
  • Fishing

    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    “Approximately 2.5 miles from Church Street in Burlington, Salmon Hole has been attracting anglers of all interests and abilities for decades – and for good reason.  Just below the Winooski One Dam, this area ho […]
    Posted October 22, 2017.
  • Heron

    Heron
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    This heron hangs out on this tree often. So far, we’re on good terms. He hasn’t tried eating my fish while I’m reeling them in…yet.
    Posted October 22, 2017.
  • Bluegill

    Bluegill
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    The bluegill is a panfish. Somehow, this one found its way on a hook of my jerkbait…
    Posted October 22, 2017.
  • Squirrels

    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    Although I don’t have any pictures, there are some squirrels that are currently fattening up for the winter in the woods before entering the rocky river area.
    Posted October 22, 2017.
  • Hand Drawn Bird's Eye View

    Hand Drawn Bird's Eye View
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    I decided to expand my spot to the rocks in the top right portion of the sketch, since that side is my favorite for fishing. My spot is predominantly water, but there is still plenty vegetation and rock in the […]
    Posted October 22, 2017.
  • Largemouth Bass

    Largemouth Bass
    ajnaccar on Salmon Hole Phenology
    The largemouth bass is one of the more rare fish in here, but they are still one of my favorite fish to catch. This is my only largemouth caught from the Salmon Hole. This one doesn’t come close to my 5 pound […]
    Posted October 22, 2017.