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A Stroll along the Canalway

At last!  The return of sunshine!

After such a soggy week, it felt good to stretch my legs and take a stroll along the Historic Champlain Canalway trail.  94 more words

Spring! Time for New Beginnings!

It’s Spring! Time to hike! The woods are alive with Painted Trillium, little Yellow Wood Violets, Wild Oats, Goldthread, and more!

While Fish and Game notes there have been almost as many rescues so far this year as for all of 2016, the good news is that more people are getting out and hiking. 366 more words


Embodied World

We just returned from a walk in the woods. Given I now wear a full length leg brace, going up and down hillocks is a growing challenge. 545 more words


Squirrel Corn Vs. Dutchman' s Breeches

There are two white spring wildflowers that have nearly identical dissected leaves, are both suspended in multiple numbers from a single stalk, and have petals that form long spurs within which nectar is located. 151 more words

Introducing Wildflower Information Stations - Town Park

Before heading off to work today, I placed a Wildflower Information Station along the nature trail at Town Park in the Town of Halfmoon.  For those of you who frequent that park, take a stroll along the south loop near the apartment buildings.  176 more words

Trinity Flower

Purple Trillium, Large-flowered Trillium and Painted Trillium all flower in the month of May. Another name for trilliums is Trinity Flower, referring to the plant’s parts which are arranged in three’s or in multiple of threes. 49 more words

Spring Wildflower Walk

Walking in the woods in search of wildflowers is one of my favorite things to do in spring. Countless flowers push forth from the deep, leafy humus before the trees leaf out, taking advantage of the warm sunshine and completing their life cycle in a few short weeks before the canopy fills in and shades the forest floor. 79 more words

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