Monthly Archives: July 2016

A Long Winter, and the Leaves Were Late

For the third year in a row, Science Center staff took note of the leaves. The study is a simple one, but with great potential interest for the future. The goal is to determine whether or not the trees in our area are leafing out earlier than usual – “usual” the word to be determined […]

A Study for the Birds – 2016 Breeding Bird Circles

Each year, Science Center staff steps into the woods at dawn, braves the mosquitoes and counts the birds. In its fourth year, the Science Center’s Breeding Bird Circle Study focuses on four spots, three times in the month of June: the Sylvester Bridge (directly over a vernal pool), the Nelson Memorial Bench (in the old […]