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Raptor Wednesday

It sometimes seems like I have a raptor sighting every day. So, for the last month, I’ve been keeping tabs. My “daily raptor” is a good practice. 248 more words

Fieldnotes

Betula Lenticels

Lenticels are pores in the bark of trees (and some plants and some fruits) through which trees exchange gasses. Many lenticels are raised dots, but birches, like this Black ( 307 more words

Fieldnotes

In Winter

The dried fruit capsule of the Horse-Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is distinctively prickly. I just started a class on Native Flora in Winter at the New York Botanical Garden. 208 more words

Fieldnotes

Winter Adventures in New York

This was the first winter in several years spent mostly in New York. Typically December and early January are full of travel to visit with my family, the significant other’s family and a final quiet place to decompress and gear up for a new year of constant work, travel for work, and hardly any time off. 417 more words

Day To Day

Date Night: Bar Car Night at the New York Botanical Garden

Having been married now for all of two months and change, I’ve found that I’d much rather sit inside and binge watch a show on Netflix than make a bunch of plans with my husband where we end up spending money and trying to figure out how we’re going to get home at the end of the night. 276 more words

The Bronx Socialite

NYC: Your Gift for the Winter Break

With NYC public schools closed for Winter Break from December 26 – January 3, City students and their families have the wonderful opportunity to explore and enjoy some of the many holiday-themed events and festivities that take place in NYC throughout this time of year. 597 more words

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Twenty-Five Years of Holiday Magic

By Linda Tancs

The Holiday Train Show® in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at New York Botanical Garden is celebrating 25 years of its stunning exhibition of G-scale locomotives (the largest model train available) winding through replicas of New York landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center. 46 more words

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