Site-Wide Activity

  • Human use of the land

    Human use of the land
    hnyoike on Phenology Project
    A brief update on the site Upon returning to this wooded spot what was once a leaf covered patch of land is now a covered with a white carpet of snow about 1-2inches deep. It is very evident that winter is upon […]
    Posted 10 hours ago.
  • Briquetting a Better, Burnable Cow Patty

    Briquetting a Better, Burnable Cow Patty
    Chris Callahan on UVM Extension AgEngineering Blog
    Chris recently served as a technical advisor to Rose Marie Belforti on her recent NE-SARE funded project to demonstrate a hydraulic press used to make fuel briquettes from manure and bedding.  The machine, […]
    Posted 15 hours ago.
  • history of centennial woods

    history of centennial woods
    jpastore on phenology site
    Over the course of the semester I’ve learned a lot about not only Burlington, but my phenology location in general. Centennial Woods was obtained by the University of Vermont from various private landowners ( […]
    Posted 23 hours ago.
  • a change of scenery

    a change of scenery
    jpastore on phenology site
    (Wright inspired writing) With an absence of academic schooling, I joyfully return home for the holiday and am reminded of everything I left behind. Connecticut in the fall is a beautiful place, and I was […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • tree count and 360 video

    jpastore on phenology site
    tree count: Basswood- 2 Red Maple- 2 Sugar Maple- 3 American Beech- 2 Ash- 6 Eastern Hemlock- 7 Northern Red Oak- 1  
    Posted yesterday.
  • event map ~explained~

    event map ~explained~
    jpastore on phenology site
    Based on the examples provided in Hannah Hinchman’s article The World as Events, I’ve created my own event map to illustrate my most recent visit to my location. This trip was slightly different because I went int […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • birds-eye map

    birds-eye map
    jpastore on phenology site
    In my birds-eye view drawing, you’ll notice that I’ve centered the perspective around the water. In the bottom left corner I’ve featured a dead log that I like to sit on when I visit my site. I’ll often sit her […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Human land use of Centennial Woods

    Human land use of Centennial Woods
    maryan on Phenology Assignment
    From just observations it is clear that Centennial woods is not an old growth forest, most of the trees appear to be adolescents ( mostly maples and white pines). Centennial woods has not always been a part of the […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • The Human History of Centennial Woods

    bcarleto on Phenology
    The history of Centennial Woods holds so much human history within its woods that occurred long before UVM designated it as its natural area in the year of 1974. Although it was privately owned from the late 1800s […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • 12/8/18 Human use

    kwwebb on Phenology Blog
    While I couldn’t find any records of human use of my phenology site, the remnants of human use of the area are clear. The forest floor has been cleared of debris, and trees have been cut down, though both appear […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Final Blog Post!!

    wvanderl on Will Vanderlan Phenology Blog
    Throughout my time observing my phenology site I have become surprisingly disappointed with our use of the land here around UVM. When I chose my site I thought it was beautiful, and felt refreshingly natural and […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Centennial Woods History

    Centennial Woods History
    jeldridg on Jake Eldridge Phenology site
    Centennial woods before it was owned by the University of Vermont was most likely an pasture for animals such as sheep or cows. Barbed wire can be found in many locations grown into trees, and the […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Human History

    lbolles on Lucia's Phenology
    Burlington and Vermont as a whole has been has been known as an “outdoorsy” place for hundreds of years. It was central to tribes like the Abenaki around Lake Champlain, an important hub for trading during the […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Human History

    lvanfoss on Phenology Project
    The human history of Centennial Woods that I’ve discovered throughout this semester includes the Green Mountain boys camping there in 1760’s. The peak land clearance in Centennial happened 150 years before present […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • phenology location: centennial woods!

    phenology location: centennial woods!
    jpastore on phenology site
    Hello world and welcome to my phenology site blog! My spot is located in Burlington Vermont, specifically within Centennial Woods; you get there by starting down the main path (off of Catamount Drive), and […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Salmon Hole- The Human Impact December 8th, 2018

    jslurzbe on Phenology Blog- Salmon Hole
    The human impact through history is clear at Salmon Hole, with the highly developed area surrounding the Winooski River, trails, and fishing.  With the paved high traffic roads sitting uphill from the site, the […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Human History of Centennial Woods

    Human History of Centennial Woods
    gmccarth on Gabby's Phenology Site
    The natural area of Centennial woods was originally inhabited by the Abenaki peoples of Northern Vermont. Parcels of the land were acquired by several different land owners including Baxter in 1891, and more […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Final Post

    jjboyle on James's Phenology Blog
    As this semester draws to a close, I’m left to reflect on my phenology site and its history. After doing some digging, I found that Salmon Hole has a vibrant past of human use. I personally was really interested […]
    Posted yesterday.
  • Centennial Woods Land Use History- December 8th

    aglindle on Amanda Lindley's Phenology Blog
    My phenology spot can be found in the Centennial Woods Natural Area, one of UVM’s nine natural areas. The land includes property from Baxter (1891), Ainsworth (1904), Hickok (1908), Kirby (1938), and Unsworth […]
    Posted yesterday.