Monthly Archives: March 2016

Dripping Wet

By Greg Lecker It’s very wet outside this morning.  The previously forecast sun is still at least twenty-four hours away.  It’s colder outside than I had expected as well.  In the annual display gardens, daffodil and tulip leaves have sprouted. … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring

By Mary Beth Pottratz A lone Red-winged blackbird greets me from the wetland as I turn into Alkire Drive. Today is the first full day of spring: the vernal equinox. The sun crosses the equator, and length of day and … Continue reading

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Spring Crashes In

By Boak Wiesner A warm wind greet me as I mosey along the boardwalk. It is clear that winter is over and spring is here but there’s a few small remnants of winter’s icy grip that remain. This ice will … Continue reading

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Turkey Tales

By Greg Lecker At the entry to Three-Mile Drive, Tom turkeys boldly court their hens. Their behavior is right on schedule – occurring in March and April, while birds are still flocked together in winter sheltered areas. The males, with … Continue reading

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