Monthly Archives: March 2021

Creeks Are High, May Flood

We’ve had 2.6 inches since midnight, according to the weather station at Merciers. The creeks I can see from the porch are high but not flooding. I think they will, if we get anything like the forecast rain. If they … Continue reading

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More Signs Of Spring

The sarvis is having a very good year, as is the redbud. The dogwoods are starting with their green flowers, but will be another two or three weeks. We’ve seen the bat, and the first skink. Many Tiger Swallowtails, the … Continue reading

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Georgia Conservancy Legislative Update

https://mailchi.mp/gaconservancy/legislative-update-week-11?e=868724ca64

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Signs Of Spring – The Sarvis Blooms

The oldest of our four sarvis trees bloomed yesterday. It was a red letter day, because that tree was damaged years ago, and this time it bloomed in much more profusion than it ever has before. I also saw the … Continue reading

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Legislative Update From Georgia Conservancy

https://mailchi.mp/572418685e78/i3kp7a4rla-1201906?e=868724ca64

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Signs Of Spring – The Redbuds

The redbuds in our yard are starting to come, and the sarvis is just showing some white at the bud. In terms of butterflies, I’ve seen two hairslips. The grass is greening up, and those awful Bradford Pear trees have … Continue reading

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Fight Over The Skagit River And Its Dams Pits Tribe Against Utility Company

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/mar/05/upper-skagit-tribe-gorge-dam-seattle

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Vaccine Seems To Be Available in Fannin

We had our second shots of Moderna at the Fannin Health Departments field headquarters at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds yesterday. Like everyone else, we signed up with anyone we could think of, and in the past few days have had calls … Continue reading

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Signs Of Spring: The Tree Frogs

Saturday evening was mild, and the tree frogs were just going crazy. They easily drowned out the peepers down around the pond in the valley, and in fact, I could hear them from inside the house. If you’re curious about … Continue reading

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