Monthly Archives: October 2017

Great and Small

By Greg Lecker The light struggling to break over Green Heron Pond promises to be bright. At first, the mist is a glow.  Sun’s rays graze the grasses, drawing my attention to the bluebird house. Brightly Frosty and Foggy Leaves … Continue reading

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Treasures on the East Side Trails

By Holly Einess It’s a beautiful fall day and I’m looking forward to finally completing my exploration of the Arboretum’s East Side Trails. East Side Trails Map As I head up the Spring Peeper Trail just east of its intersection … Continue reading

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Fall Splendor

By Mary Beth Pottratz The ground is a patchwork quilt of leaves in yellows and golds, browns and purples, crimsons, greens, beige’s, greys and more. But look up, and the vista is filled with large swathes of golden yellow maples, … Continue reading

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Smelling the Rain

By Sydney Chandler It rained. As with most phenomena, such a simple statement is not the full story. Comparisons between rainy day visits and “nice days to visit the Arboretum” include differences in sounds, plants’ appearances, and smells. Rain on … Continue reading

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Signs of the Season on Lost Pond Trail

By Holly Einess As often happens when I’m at the Arboretum I’m drawn to the East Side Trails, and today I decide to explore Lost Pond Trail. A blue jay cries raucously in the distance as I set off. Several … Continue reading

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