Over my spring break, I went (finally) on a spring hike up to a false summit of Mount Major in New Hampshire. Itching to get outside, I was able to convince a friend to join me on a quick three hour hike up and […]
After some research, I would classify my phenology spot as a Silver Maple-Sensitive Fern Riverine Floodplain Forest. According to Wetland, Woodland, Wildland, these forests occur in the floodplains of rivers. In […]
Finally, my first visit to my spot which I haven’t visited since last semester. It’s been a long while since I’ve visited my old friend, who seems to be holding up far better than I had expected. I assume that […]
My sit-spot, while feeling untouched within my particular 20 foot radius, is actually heavily influenced by human activity upon further inspection… more than simple wear and tear on a walking path and the […]
Today was a particularly special visit with my spot, the last of the semester before a winter that will most likely bring my tree to the ground to rot and regrow into new life.
As I began this blog with the […]
I returned to a spot at home, one I visited daily before moving to Vermont, with a newfound curiosity. My spot at home is the woods just beyond my own backyard.I picked this spot because I knew that now, I […]
Since my last visit, my tree is farther gone. The crack in its base is wider, now filling with leaves and fallout from the canopy. More of its bark has rotted away, leaving the bare grey body to the cold. What is […]
My spot, where I sat beneath my dying tree and in the midst of my calming green field, did not show signs of significant change. My tree does not seem to have decayed much further, and the vegetation does not seem […]
Today, I went to my sit-spot and truly got to know the area for the first time.
My sit-spot is just beyond the entrance to the Intervale, once you pass the garden and continue to the trailhead. About five […]