While I was at the muskeg this afternoon, I decided to check around for ants. I looked closely at a mound of moss that had built up around the base of a tree and did not notice any ants. I poked at it a little bit, moving moss around a little bit to see what … Read more
It looks to me like most shrubs have budded and started putting out leaves already, but not the devil’s club. I looked closely today at the stalks, and there did not seem to be even the slightest bit of swelling from the buds. I guess it is a relatively late starter.
When it is as warm as it has been today, it’s easy to forget that spring has just started. Connor and I went for a hike up Indian River trail today. The alders and devil’s club are still bare while the salmonberries, blueberries and skunk cabbage are just starting to turn green. Even so, in … Read more
Part of the forecast for today was “unseasonably warm.” It certainly was. Temperatures were in the mid-60’s. The warm weather is forecast to last through the weekend.