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This morning, it was 65 on the deck instead of 72. At 3:30, the temperature on the deck is 75 instead of 84. The trend is forecast to continue, with morning lows around 60 and afternoon highs around 78. It’s … Continue reading
I apologize for getting this posted so late. I had some technical issues with the website last week. There are special use permit requests for (1) Guided hunting and fishing trips, (2) a bicycle race with 300 participants, and (3) … Continue reading
I’v been a bit indisposed lately – apparently I ate some bad shellfish in celebration of my birthday – so just a brief report headed into the weekend. The katydids have started singing in the evening in the past two … Continue reading
From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/03/wildfire-lookout-california-mt-tamalpais
From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jun/24/florida-keys-climate-change-sea-level-rise
I was up Rock Creek Road to the check station the other day, and some rhododendron is in bloom along the creek. I wasn’t able to tell whether it was coming or going, but I suspect that it is just … Continue reading
From The Hill’s Overnight Energy newsletter: https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/556755-white-house-requests-28-billion-in-great-american-outdoors-act?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=39602
From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jun/01/biden-suspends-oil-drilling-leases-alaska-arctic-refuge-trump-era
Ray Covington sent around an update on the heirloom apple project, which has gotten a lot of publicity. As you can see, there is also bad news for the local apple industry: Good morning everyone, I know I said I … Continue reading
Most of the laurel is in full bloom. I have not seen any rhodendron in bloom yet.