• Nearing the end

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    As the end of the semester is coming right around the corner, I can’t help but feel sad to leave my place. I have had a great semester getting to know the area, watch as winter animals pranced around, see the […]
    Posted May 07, 2018.
  • Spring has arrived, for the most part

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    It has finally begun getting warmer, and although snow is coming and going as it pleases, I feel that spring has finally sprung. As I visited my place this afternoon I was sure that I would see some sign of […]
    Posted April 16, 2018.
  • The Georgia Coast

    The Georgia Coast
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    This year, I spent my week of vacation sea kayaking Little Tybee Island in coastal Georgia. This was quite the adventure, and I was surprised on how much beauty can be held in one place. Even in the city of […]
    Posted March 19, 2018.
  • Still Winter?

    Still Winter?
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    It seems like this winter wants to stick around for a bit… As we move in to the month of March, snow still covers the ground, buds still are slow to flower, wildlife are still timid to come out and play! As I […]
    Posted March 05, 2018.
  • New year, New place

    New year, New place
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    Click here for a link to my new phenology site I decided to change my spot this semester for a variety of reasons, but one of them being the fact that I was drawn to this place when passing by. The new spot had […]
    Posted March 01, 2018.
  • Thankful for being home

    Thankful for being home
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    Click here for a link to my thanksgiving place I often wonder attracts people to certain places, since most people seem to weigh comfort over all other factors. But to those who seek adventure, what is it that […]
    Posted November 30, 2017.
  • Event Map and More

    Event Map and More
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    I found that on this visit I saw no significant changes from the last. At this point all of the color has disappeared from the grasses and deciduous trees in the area. Although it was quieter in terms of fauna, I […]
    Posted November 06, 2017.
  • Fall Changes

    Fall Changes
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    With the peak of fall behind us, I noticed that the largest change between this visit and my last was simply color. The leaves of nearby trees have started to fall showing a wide variety of colors; some red, some […]
    Posted October 23, 2017.
  • October Phenology and Introduction

    October Phenology and Introduction
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    After following the trail for a while you will eventually come across an opening in the forest, a field seemingly used for telephone and power lines to travel through, but a paradise none the less. A well […]
    Posted October 18, 2017.