March Nature Almanac

March Nature Almanac

March 2017 10  Some wintering waterfowl already returning north for the breeding season. 12  Full Moon. 15  Great Blue Herons now returning to our area and starting to refurbish old nests in their rookeries. 20  Vernal Equinox; first day of Spring. 22  Wood Frogs...
February Nature Almanac

February Nature Almanac

February 2017 10  Full Moon. 15 Listen for the Red Fox’s harsh, screechy bark, usually given at night, as their mating season commences. 25  Sap starting to run in Sugar Maples. 28  The first migrant Red-winged Blackbirds, Common Grackles, and...
January Nature Almanac

January Nature Almanac

January 2017 20  Look for springtails, or “snow fleas”, tiny arthropods that are not fleas at all (or even insects) on snow during a thaw. 25  Look for foxes and coyotes stalking and pouncing on voles in low meadows, especially when there is snow on the ground. ←...