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The Last Flowers of Fall

The Last Flowers of Fall
I was out admiring some beautiful ice formations yesterday when I spotted a real treasure, a shrub flowering in December! American witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is unique that way. While other plants hunker down for winter,…
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Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing
The Friends of the Fells is delighted to offer the restorative practice of Forest Bathing, known in Japan as "Shinrin-yoku".  The intention is to nurture our relationship with the natural world, and to decompress from…
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Pollinators at the 90mm site

Pollinators at the 90mm site
I went for a wander today through a unique part of the Fells called the "90mm site", named after the military anti-aircraft weapons that once resided there. Pollinator on flat-top goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia) - native plant! It's unusual…
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