I spent an hour snorkeling through a river in Florida observing wildlife. Rainbow River in Dunnellon, Florida supports a vast array of fish, wildlife, and plants. It contains different distinct natural […]
Salmon Hole is a Riverside Outcrop. This community has ice and flood scoured bedrock and stream banks. It contains a small amount of scattered low upland herbaceous plants and ferns, with only a small variety of […]
Since my last visit in the fall, much has changed. There are no leaves on any trees and the only color on the landscape are the few winterberry bushes by the edge of the river. There is some ice cover on the bit […]
I have chosen to compare my spot in Burlington to one of the only green places in New York City, Prospect Park. It gets tons of human traffic and has a huge dog run- it’s considered the heart of Brooklyn. The park […]
My phenology place seems to get grayer and grayer. As the trees become bare, the rock clearing becomes more of a focal point. Paper birch trees stand out in the gray/brown forested area. I hadn’t noticed them before.
The thickness of the canopy has decreased. There is much more colorful leaf cover on the forest floor than the last time I visited. There is more gray area around the bedrock features than last week, when […]
My place is quiet and densely forested with thin, young trees. A few paces away are dramatic bedrock features that line the Winooski river. You can hear water softly flowing from my place. Species include Red Oak, […]