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Geocaching | 4-8

Geocaching | 4-8

There are hidden “treasures” waiting to be found in the mountains, forests, waterways, cities and parks near you! Geocaching is high-tech hide-and-seek — a modern scavenger hunt — that celebrates its 21st year! Around the world,...
Salamanders in Spring

Salamanders in Spring

Peep! Peep! Peep! No, not the candy, the spring peepers! These little frogs are singing every night now, signaling the start of spring. They’re joined by a chorus of wood frogs, also clamoring for attention. But frogs are not the only ones excited for warmer weather…

Skywatch: April 2021

Skywatch: April 2021

At the beginning of April, the Sun is in the constellation of Pisces, the Fish. By the end of the month, it appears in the constellation of Aries, the Ram. During the course of the month, the Sun appears 10 degrees higher in the sky, warming the northern hemisphere of...
On Seasons & Rhythms

On Seasons & Rhythms

It’s the coldest time of the year in the northern hemisphere, and time to think a bit about how that happens and what it means to us. Of course, it mostly means it’s going to be cold!  But it also means things for our biology and for the way the earth turns....