Today was my last official phenology visit and the spring time seasonal changes are apparent on my site. It was a wet after a day of rain, leaving an aromatic smell of wet soil in the air. While on my site I saw […]
Happy Earth Week everyone! This is a time of year where we need to stop and take a moment to appreciate the beauty and life giving processes that Earth provides us. Take this appreciation one step further and […]
The site I chose to study while on spring break in my hometown is just behind my house. I notice some similarities and differences between my Burlington site and Gorham site. They both have water features — with […]
My phenology site is classified as a hemlock swamp. It is a softwood forested wetland dominated by hemlocks. The book Wetland, Woodland, Wildlands provides evidence that my site is a hemlock swamp. First, it is […]
I have chosen a new phenology site to study for this semester. This site is easiest to get to by biking. There is a well kept sidewalk that runs along Spear Street directly from UVM’s campus. The site is about 1.5 […]
The natural areas in Burlington are very integrated with the human processes that take place here. According to Burlington Geographic, Native Americans were present in the Vermont and Burlington landscape for […]
184 miles east of my Burlington phenology site rests a familiar forest that I grew up exploring. The woods behind my house in Gorham Maine were my stomping grounds growing up. Here I would build forts, catch […]
In between the hustle, bustle, and noise of a small city rests a secluded hill side forest.
The elms, locusts, and maples act as a fortress of peace.
If you look close, you can see it begin to […]
I had a pleasant visit to my phenology site on a brisk November morning. The wind was rustling the leaves of the elm and locust trees that are stubbornly hanging onto their branches. However, the trees are […]
The changing seasons and temperatures has been getting me excited to see the quintessential phenological event here in the Northeast: the changing colors of the fall foliage, in my phenology site. Given the number […]
This is the spot!
My phenology location is east of Battery Park in Burlington Vermont. There is a small path leading to the forest just before you get to the Burlington Police Station on Sherman Street. I first […]