Month: June 2010

A broken record…

I’ve said it before, and will say it again. In fact, I’m saying right now. You just never know what you will see out here. I just took a quick call from my husband. I went outside to get a better signal and sat…

Sizzleing Summertime

Boy, it’s been hot, hasn’t it? So hot it just makes you want to stay in the air conditioning, right? I really can’t blame you. I like to stay in the cool nature center, and one can often find Tom in the even cooler…

Guided Programs

A quick word on our guided walks and other programs. At the very bottom of the page you’ll see a list of upcoming programs. I have this set up so the next 8 programs will be listed. There are a couple of errors with…

Confirmation

It has been confirmed! Our newly found fern species is……….Botryichium matricariifolium! It looks like the accepted common name is matricary grapefern. Here are some pics. By the way, it is not very big only a few inches tall.

A Nature Walk

Sometimes you just want to hike. Go fast. Just be outside. There are other times when you have to force yourself to slow down and look at what’s around you. That’s what I did yesterday. I hadn’t been out on the trails in a…

"Blooms" Update

Thanks to a phone call and a curious visitor, I realized there were quite a few things in bloom that may prove interesting to you. Although we are still in that “green and white” period, there is a splash of color here and there….