• May 5th

    May 5th
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    As the first week of Spring weather comes to a close here in Burlington, Vermont, I visited my phenology site for the last time this semester.  I could hear the warblers chirping, the squirrels and chipmunks […]
    Posted May 05, 2018.
  • April 16th

    April 16th
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    As Winter continues to linger and the snow is somehow still falling on April 16th, plants continue to be hesitant to poke their leaves out of the ground and begin their development for the Spring.  However, many […]
    Posted April 16, 2018.
  • Outer Banks, North Carolina

    Outer Banks, North Carolina
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    Over Spring Break, I had the incredible opportunity to go on an Alternative Spring Break trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.  An Alternative Spring break is a trip that students can go on to do service. […]
    Posted March 19, 2018.
  • Wetland, Woodland and Wildland

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    Since my phenology sight changes drastically within a walking distance of a few feet, it is hard to put an overarching term to classify it.  However, I can classify the different areas.  When you are facing s […]
    Posted March 05, 2018.
  • February 5th Post

    February 5th Post
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    Since my phenology site isn’t in a place isolated from humans, there aren’t many animal tracks.  However, there are many plants and trees!  With the winter twig identification sheet, I found a sugar maple, N […]
    Posted February 07, 2018.
  • Human History

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    I wasn’t surprised to learn that the small forest has been largely influenced by humans.  The trees stand tall, which tells me that they’ve been there for a while.  But spaces have been cut out for the use of h […]
    Posted December 09, 2017.
  • My Backyard

    My Backyard
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    I sit in my chair and listen to the sounds.  My body fills with serenity.  The bee hums a quiet song that only the plants can hear, how I wish I could hear it too!  The birds flutter, flapping their wings as if th […]
    Posted November 28, 2017.
  • November 6th Visit

    November 6th Visit
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    Since my last visit, there hasn’t been many changes.  The fall feel is still in the air.  The leaves are still falling and the cattails whistle in the wind that stand near the pond.  The birds have started to fl […]
    Posted November 08, 2017.
  • October 23rd Visit

    October 23rd Visit
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    Since my last visit, I’ve noticed a lot of changes.  The most prominent change was in the leaves.  They have began to change and the birds are beginning to move out of the area.  The newly fallen leaves and st […]
    Posted November 07, 2017.
  • 44°27'59.4"N 73°11'52.3"W

    44°27'59.4"N 73°11'52.3"W
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    Behind the WDW residential hall is a beautiful strip of forest that sits between the parking lot and the Burlington Country Club.  I sometimes come out here to do homework or to just take a break.  To get here, g […]
    Posted October 24, 2017.