Tag Archives: Blue Ridge Environmental News

So Most of the Dogwoods Are In Full Bloom

At least around our place. They should last this weekend and the next, unless we get a pounding rainstorm, which seems unlikely, given that we need rain and we just can’t seem to get any.

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Cooper Creek Clearcut Concerns, Coming Events

My new website is almost ready, which is a good thing, given that it’s been almost impossible to work with the old website. I’ve seen some odd things lately. A few days ago, I saw an luna moth flying around … Continue reading

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Yearlings and Bucks

The weather was beautiful over the weekend of the 4th, with temperatures barely above 70° and a very nice wind most afternoons. It’s really the first time it’s dried out all summer. I was shocked this morning to see the … Continue reading

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Good things happening

The summer is off to a rainy start that feels a lot like last year’s very wet summer. If the trend continues, it won’t dry out much until September, which is historically our driest month. On the plus side, we’ve … Continue reading

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Racing… away from Tumbling Creek

There’s still quite a bit of sarvis in bloom, and the redbuds are still going strong. There are a few dogwoods in full flower, but most of them will probably be another week or more, depending on the amount of … Continue reading

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What Flower is This?

After the cold snap and a little rain, yesterday’s temperature on the porch reached 70°, and it is expected to be warmer today. Yesterday, we had to knock off early and just sit out there and revel in the sights … Continue reading

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Hemlock Help

The weather has bounced back really cold. We had 23° on the porch this morning, and we had some pretty strong snow flurries yesterday, during the day. It’s a bit odd, with the forsythia blooming, the daffodils up, and the … Continue reading

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This is a beautiful time of year and there’s always something new!

We’ve been having some beautiful cold days lately, following some very dreary, rainy days. The afternoon temperatures have been rising almost to sixty, and the air has seemed especially clear. The last two hours of the full moon before sunrise … Continue reading

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The Bluebirds of Spring are Wondering What Happened

Winter just won’t let us go. We’ve been having a little of the snow that the ski bums call grapple since early morning, and the temperature has hardly risen above the freeze. The weather service is calling for a possible … Continue reading

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Spring Might Mean Tornadoes

It is feeling a lot like spring, with the pond peepers starting up last evening to sing with the tree frogs, which have been out for about two weeks. The last two weeks have also included some strange spring weather. … Continue reading

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