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Northland Nature…Despite the dryness, some mushrooms are in the woods

September 14, 2013 in Pine Journal

It is easy on these September strolls to find a dozen species of mushrooms with plenty of the non-mushroom fungi here as well.
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Northland Nature…Bladderworts flower and feed in the wetlands of August

August 10, 2013 in Pine Journal

The marvelous month of August continues to unfold. Whether it is bird migrants, spiders, butterflies, dragonflies or a whole host of other insects, these late summer days continue to give us plenty of animal news. Continue Reading

Northland Nature…Warblers and vireos arrive

June 8, 2013 in Pine Journal

Like many other things this strange spring of 2013, the bird migration has been unique. Continue Reading

Northland Nature….Changes abound after the snow melts

May 4, 2013 in Pine Journal

The amazing April of 2013 is over, but not forgotten. Statistics from such a record-setting 30 days will last for years and continue to remind us of the month that gave us more snow (50.8 inches) than had fallen in the previous entire winter of 2011-12 (49.1 inches).
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Northland Nature…Cottontail rabbits in the yard

January 18, 2013 in Pine Journal

A local resident has been arriving in recent weeks consistently the cottontail rabbit.
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Northland Nature…The Seeds of November

December 1, 2012 in Pine Journal

We have many things to observe in the natural world during November. This is a month of change. From entrance to exit, the scene takes on a completely different appearance. Continue Reading

Northland Nature…Warbler waves passing through

September 1, 2012 in Pine Journal

These last days of August are filled with nature happenings. We most likely note the produce from the garden or early apples and grapes now getting ripe. But much more is going on among other plants. Continue Reading

Northland Nature: Enterprising Northland insects enjoy diverse June plant growth

June 16, 2012 in Pine Journal

The greening month of May has truly lived up to its name, and the trees that were so bare six weeks ago are now lush with a deep green of their mature leaves.
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