Category Archives: flora


New Growth on Huckleberry

I checked in on the extra red red huckleberry I previously posted on while walking at the park today. I was interested to see the leaves were still somewhat red, though mostly they were green, as was the new stem … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park

When I went to bed last night I had been considering showing some sort of ambition and going for a decent walk this morning – maybe up Indian River, or perhaps Harbor Mountain Road. However, when I woke to a … Continue reading

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Sphagnum and Insects

After a quick walk around Totem Park this morning to check on shorebird activity (it was pretty quiet), I spent most of this sunny (but not quite as warm as the past couple days) day wandering around in muskegs taking … Continue reading

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Warm Sun and Shorebirds

More Photos to come – still processing It seems like it’s getting into the peak time for shorebird migration, but things are still seeming a little slow. It’s possible that a lot of birds can and will still show up, … Continue reading

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Red Red Huckleberry Stems

Red Huckleberry (Vaccinium parvifolium) stems are typically green, however if a plant is growing in a place with lots of sun exposure, some stems (especially the outer ones) will get a fair amount of red in them. My understanding is … Continue reading

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Lengthening Days

This week the daylight seems to have caught me by surprise. I guess it’s already a month past equinox, but for some reason I hadn’t adjusted to the reality of the sun setting after 8pm. I’ve been following my patterns … Continue reading

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