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February 2020: The Skunk Cabbage

The skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) is one of the earliest flowering plants in the year. The fleshy spike of petal-free […]

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January 2020: Frozen Frogs

Our own local wonder – the wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) and the gray tree frog (Hyla versicolor) can freeze in […]

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December 2019: The Adaptation of a Painted Turtle in Winter

The painted turtle is an aquatic reptile with lovely, painterly markings on the underside edges of the shell and along […]

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