Monthly Archives: March 2015

Announcing Spring

By Mary Beth Pottratz Pussy willows display soft wooly catkins and glint in bright sun against a pale blue sky. Tiny flowers are just starting to appear through silvery fur. These will provide the season’s first sweet nectar. Bees and … Continue reading

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The Missing Ingredient.

By Richard DeVries Last week the Maple forecast was looking really good. Nighttime temperatures were dipping into the mid-twenties and the daytime highs were well over forty degrees. I predicted we would have great sap flow, but it never came. … Continue reading

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Seeking Interest in Nature’s Forms

By Greg Lecker Before setting out on the trails, I stop inside the visitor center to investigate the art exhibits. First, the Arboretum Photographers Society presents the best images of the seasons (Restaurant Gallery through April 5) – putting my … Continue reading

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Sunlight and Snow

By Mary Beth Pottratz A brisk wind rushes in my ears but I refuse to don a hat! Bright sunlight warms me beyond the day’s 44⁰. An azure blue sky is dotted with a few fluffy cumulus clouds. What a … Continue reading

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