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  • New Year, New Site

    New Year, New Site
    gthiggin on Phenology
    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 […]
    Posted 2 weeks ago.
  • Burlington's Metamorphosis

    Burlington's Metamorphosis
    gthiggin on Phenology
    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 […]
    Posted December 06, 2018.
  • 184 Miles East

    184 Miles East
    gthiggin on Phenology
    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 […]
    Posted November 24, 2018.
  • POETRY

    gthiggin on Phenology
    Prepare 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 […]
    Posted November 04, 2018.
  • A Brisk November Morning

    A Brisk November Morning
    gthiggin on Phenology
    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 […]
    Posted November 04, 2018.
  • Where is the red, orange, and gold?

    Where is the red, orange, and gold?
    gthiggin on Phenology
    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 […]
    Posted October 22, 2018.
  • This is the Spot!

    This is the Spot!
    gthiggin on Phenology
    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 […]
    Posted October 07, 2018.