Fresh Pond Almanac—October at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac October at the Meadow The stunning wave of color that washes through the deciduous trees of New England every fall will arrive and peak in Lusitania Meadow in October. At the Meadow, most of the trees around ...
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🏙️ Observing Nature in the City

Observing Nature in the City If asked to name a favorite place in nature, many people including myself might choose to describe forests, meadows, or scenic ocean views. Some might include state parks or even smaller, more urban settings like ...
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🏞️ Forest Immersion » Going Back Home

Ideally, Forest Immersion (or Forest Attuning) happens in a forest, but it needs not be. You can pick a meadow, a beach, or your own garden. It is important however that it is as sheltered as possible from human noise ...
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Fresh Pond Almanac—September at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac September at the Meadow September marks the end of the summer in New England, and at EwA, the beginning of that month also brings a little bit of sadness. Fieldwork in the Lusitania meadow feels different after ...
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Wasps Biosurveillance and Milkweed Haven

Wasps Biosurveillance & Milkweed Haven Nature Highlights EwA Nature HighlightsSeason: Summer | Location: New-England's meadows, parks, and gardens Look for wasps and the intense activity of insects on milkweeds in the warm summer months. What do they have in common? ...
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Fresh Pond Almanac—August at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac August at the Meadow At this time of the year, the reservation feels a bit quieter and more peaceful than the past two months. With the often sweltering heat, the park attracts fewer joggers and walkers. Yet, ...
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🦋 Biobliss » Documenting Species Like a Pro

▹ Biodiversity refers to the variety of life on Earth at all its levels, from genes to species, and ecosystems. It encompasses the evolutionary, ecological, and cultural processes that sustain life - It is the fabric of Life on Earth ...
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Fresh Pond Almanac—July at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac July at the Meadow July is quite an exciting time at Fresh Pond. Many people enjoy the warm, sunny days by strolling or jogging around the reservation. The beginning of the summer also comes with sudden and ...
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🌺 4 Seasons Celebration » Summer

▹ As the leaves of trees are reaching their mature size, and the canopy gets fuller, it is now harder to spot birds in those trees. Many of these trees have flowered already and are busy producing sugars and the next generation of ...
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Fresh Pond Almanac—June at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac June at the Meadow Many insects are pollinating and reproducing, plants are growing with some of the flowers in bloom, and birds and mammals are as active as ever, capitalizing on this dynamic time through means such ...
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