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Chestnuts

American Chestnuts (Castanea dentata). Be careful handling these burrs, or pods: the spines are v. sharp! Most of the nuts produced by these young trees are scrawny, undeveloped things, quite fibrous inside, but they still seem to disappear into the maws of the squirrels ( 15 more words

Fieldnotes

Wanderlust Festival

wan·der·lust
ˈwändərˌləst/
noun
a strong desire to travel.
“a man consumed by wanderlust”

On Saturday, September 13, Jess and I packed up our yoga mats and headed out to board a train to Brooklyn’s Wanderlust Festival. 617 more words

Yellow Bear

Yellow Bear caterpillar (Spilosoma virginica), sometimes known as the Yellow Wooly Bear. Compare with one I photographed last year: they come in a great range of colors. 26 more words

Fieldnotes

Prospect Park Pedestrians Baffled By Ticket Blitz

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Pedestrians in Prospect Park have been left bewildered by a recent ticket crackdown by the NYPD.

As CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider reported, they said they were just walking through after dark when they got slapped with summons. 370 more words

News

Chip

I have seen chipmunks a few times in Prospect Park but they move so quickly I could never get a good shot. Today this little guy popped up and stayed put long enough for me to take a clear picture. 7 more words

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