mrclarks

  • Final Words

    Final Words
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    This will be my last update for the blog. It’s been an amazing, unique experience to be present in my site’s transformation over the months. Here’s a visual of the meadow through the […]
    Posted May 05, 2019.
  • Spring Phenology

    Spring Phenology
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    I visited my centennial woods spot on April 26th to observe the phenological changes that the area experiences. While I did not find any wildflowers poking through the leaf litter, other signs of spring were […]
    Posted April 27, 2019.
  • Spring Break Site - Tellico River

    Spring Break Site - Tellico River
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    I spent my spring break whitewater kayaking on multiple rivers in the southeast. I was fortunate enough to travel through multiple national forests and spend time out in the wilderness. My favorite river that we […]
    Posted March 18, 2019.
  • Natural Communities and Seasonal Changes

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    Using Wetland, Woodland, Wildland as a reference, I visited my phenological site to try to identify which natural community it should be classified as. The Centennial Woods spot is most definitely a wetland […]
    Posted March 05, 2019.
  • Winter Tracking and Twig Identification

    Winter Tracking and Twig Identification
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    I recently visited my site for the first time in about two months. A lot has changed phenologically since then, and this post will focus on the signs of deep winter I encountered. I spent some time trying to […]
    Posted February 04, 2019.
  • Human History

    Human History
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    Centennial Woods now exists as a recreational space for Burlington residents to use at their convenience. The 70-acre plot is also used for students to study natural processes and the ecology of Vermont woods. The […]
    Posted December 08, 2018.
  • Home Phenology Site - Ashland Nature Center

    Home Phenology Site - Ashland Nature Center
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    For Thanksgiving, I visited my home in southeastern Pennsylvania. A few miles away is Ashland Nature Center, a preserve owned by the Delaware Nature Society. I grew up hiking the trails often, so I decided to […]
    Posted November 26, 2018.
  • Event Map

    Event Map
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    This event map shows a series of experiences I observed while visiting my site today.   All photos are my own.
    Posted November 05, 2018.
  • Photos - Early November

    Photos - Early November
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    Photos from Nov. 5, 2018 Many of these focus on the interesting textures I noticed. Enjoy! All photos are my own.
    Posted November 05, 2018.
  • Map + Changes - Late October

    Map + Changes - Late October
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    Birds-Eye View of Site: The site is starting to show some changes with the cooling weather. I noticed lots of the herbaceous vegetation had died or was beginning the process. The deciduous trees had all […]
    Posted October 20, 2018.
  • Centennial Woods

    Centennial Woods
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    Hello, and welcome to my phenology project blog! This post will be an introduction to the spot that I chose to carry out this study. To get to this spot, you enter Centennial Woods through the Catamount […]
    Posted October 08, 2018.