Most of the United States is now in the full-fledged change of seasons from the warmth of summer to the chill of winter. October saw the first snows in the “continental 48” in the Northern and Central Rockies and even farther east in the high plains and upper Midwest. Certainly there is much more to […]

Spring Comes Early

Is it spring? To answer this question, step outside; what evidence of spring do you see, hear, or feel? Ask an astrophysicist when spring begins and she will likely consult the solar calendar. Accordingly, vernal equinox arrived at 12:57 pm EST on Thursday, March 20, 2014. That moment marked the point at which the sun […]

Spring – Finally!

Can you feel it? The days are noticeably longer, if you are in the north, the sharp cold Is not so sharp; if you are in the south, a few warm days have already appeared. What is happening? Spring is happening! Signs of spring are everywhere! Migrating species, melting snowpack, the first budding trees, and […]

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