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Progress of the Seasons Journal: 30 May – 5 June, 1827-1862.

Here’s a summary of seasonal events from the archives. Perhaps more than some other periods, this seems to be a week that illustrates the wide ‘mood swings’ in the data even here in Columbia County, from Spring-like Apple flowering to … Continue reading

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Progress of the Seasons Journal: Late May, 1827-1862.

Spring is arriving head over heals and plunging on into Summer. No attempts here to make sense of it, just a mix of historical data for the last days of May combined with a mish-mash of photographs showing what we’re … Continue reading

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Progress of the Seasons Journal: 15 May, 1832-1862.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS THE LAST OF OUR REGULAR PROGRESS OF THE SEASON BLOGS FOR THIS SPRING. The great flush is passing and our own fieldwork is picking up so we will go to a more irregular schedule. We will … Continue reading

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Progress of the Seasons Journal: 14 May, 1832-1862.

Current Columbia County Phenological Events for 2015: Celandine, Barberry, and Wild Cicely all seen blooming along the Hudson Here is the penultimate regular historical phenology report from the ‘Progress of the Seasons Project’ for May 14. After Friday, we will … Continue reading

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Progress of the Seasons Journal: 13 May, 1832-1862.

Current Columbia County Phenological Events for 2015: I think that I forgot to mention that the Thrushs, Hermit and Wood, have been back since last week. Tree Frogs calling two days ago. Else, who can keep up? Here is the … Continue reading

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Progress of the Seasons Journal: 12 May, 1832-1862.

Here is the historical phenology report from the ‘Progress of the Seasons Project’ for May 12. Story Behind the Headlines: Although not actually present in today’s records, flowering Tree of Heaven did show up in yesterday’s historical report and appears … Continue reading

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Progress of the Seasons Journal: 9 – 11 May, 1832-1862.

Current Columbia County Phenological Events for 2015: Forget about Spring, Summer’s here. Wild Oats, Winged Polygala, Sassafras, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, a splay of Violets, Golden Alexander, Toothwort, numerous fruit trees… all in flower here in Columbia County. Here is the historical phenology … Continue reading

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