Category Archives: Clyde’s Columns

Free Environmental Newsletters From The Guardian & The Hill

The New York Times and the Washington Post cover the environment to a certain extent, but it’s behind a pay wall. Some of the best environmental coverage I’m seeing is in the Guardian and The Hill, both of which are … Continue reading

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Leaf Report

We’re probably pretty close to peak leaf color at this point. I don’t think it will be spectacular this year, due to all the rain, but the coming week will probably be as good as it gets. The forecast is … Continue reading

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Deer Season and How To Avoid It

Gun season for deer begins on Saturday, October 17 and runs until January 10. The first weekend will be the busiest. I would not go into the woods where hunting is taking place without wearing orange. An orange cap is … Continue reading

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More On The Bureau of Land Management

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/10/william-perry-pendley-bureau-of-land-management-refuses-to-leave

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Leaf Update

After about ten beautiful, bone dry days that shaded into Indian summer, we’re finally getting some rain. That’s a good thing, as the trees need water. We were out in the Chattahoochee National Forest south of town yesterday, and we … Continue reading

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The Turning of the Year, And A Beautiful Day Today! Ballot Drop Box Is Installed At Courthouse

There’s a sense that the year has turned, and that we’re definitely headed into fall. Over the past seven days, we had over three inches of rain, but the weather has turned fair and cool. This morning was about 47 … Continue reading

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October 5 Is Last Day To Register to Vote, Drop Box Ordered For Courthouse, Go Online to Request Absentee, Early Voting Is October 13-30

The last day to register to vote in Georgia is October 5. You can register to vote in person at the courthouse or online at: https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcometoga.do#no-back-button It takes about two minutes. The Election Board has ordered a drop box for … Continue reading

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Mass Bird Deaths in Southwest, Orcas Attacking Yachts

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/16/birds-falling-out-of-the-sky-in-mass-die-off-in-south-western-us-aoe https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/13/killer-whales-launch-orchestrated-attacks-on-sailing-boats?utm_term=b186b6db5624c0f82100a9b98f1e6f47&utm_campaign=GreenLight&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=greenlight_email

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Fall Migration Definitely on, Mixed Flight of Warblers, Seal Salamander

It’s a beautiful day here, temperature near 80 and a very nice breeze. The weather acts a bit as though it wants to move into a drier period – September is statistically our driest month – but the rain can’t … Continue reading

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