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Mosher Marsh

Posted by on Mar 30, 2018 in Unmowed Blog, wildlife, winter | 0 comments

Mosher Marsh

The tracks in the snow tell the story. Mosher Marsh, a Mohawk/Hudson Land Conservancy preserve in Amsterdam NY, is a rich habitat for many species of wildlife.

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Giant Tortoise: Poetry in Motion

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Unmowed Blog, wildlife | 0 comments

Ran into this lovely lady in the Philadelphia Zoo. She’s the oldest animal in zoo, but you’d never guess it—she’s very well preserved. Almost a hundred years young. She lived on an island in the Galapagos until 1928. When she was born—or, rather, hatched—is not known.

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About Time

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in spring, Unmowed Blog | 3 comments

About Time

We’re tied, all of us, much more strongly than we think, to nature’s cycles of light and dark.

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Springs Yet To Come

Posted by on Feb 27, 2018 in leaves, spring, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Springs Yet To Come

Buds are those little bumps on the ends of twigs that no one ever notices–until they burst open and reveal the leaves and blossoms of spring. As miraculous as a chick hatching out of its shell.

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Merry Groundhog Day

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in holiday, Unmowed Blog, winter | 0 comments

Merry Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day celebrates the natural world. Think about it—a holiday that takes its meaning solely from nature.

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Outrage Fatigue

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in environment, Unmowed Blog, winter | 0 comments

Outrage Fatigue

Seems like things have been bleak for an eternity, but it’s only been a year. How long did it take women to get the vote? How long did slavery last? This is going to be a long haul.

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