Fresh Pond Almanac—January at the Meadow

Fresh Pond AlmanacJanuary at the Meadow Winter is a great time to learn to read wildlife signs and explore the wonderful stories of those who live at and around the Lusitania meadow. For instance, have you ever noticed that small ...
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Fresh Pond Almanac—December at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac December at the Meadow By December, the feeling of winter has truly set in at Fresh Pond. All the deciduous trees around the pond have dropped their leaves, save the most stubborn oaks and beeches, some of ...
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Birds in Winter, and the Fascinating Brain of a Chickadee

Birds in Winter & the Fascinating Brain of a Chickadee Nature Highlights EwA Nature HighlightsSeason: Winter | Location: New-England's meadows, parks, and gardensEnjoy winter birding. Look for adaptions that are likely to help birds in winter.EwA runs biodiversity walks monthly ...
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Fresh Pond Almanac—November at the Meadow

Fresh Pond Almanac November at the Meadow November brings heightened seasonal changes to Lusitania Meadow and Fresh Pond. The peak of fall foliage season has passed. Insect activity has slowed dramatically, save for the month’s warmest days. As such, November’s ...
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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

Summary ꙳ Objectives ▹ This circle is a mindful Forest Immersion. It is structured so as to make the mindfulness of the experience explicit and accessible.  Ideally, Forest Immersion (or Forest Attuning) happens in a forest, but it needs not be. You ...
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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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