Blog Entries - Sep. 2022

Close up of tree rings

What are Tree Cookies?

September 12, 2022

By Bob Buring, Naturalist and Nature Ranger What do a violin, a British scientist, and a cookie have in common? Quite a lot if you were trying to authenticate the masterpiece violin handcrafted by Antonio Stradivari

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Field of goldenrod

Bumps and Bunches: Goldenrod Galls

September 5, 2022

By Judy Mouch One of summer’s final colorful swan songs comes from fields of goldenrods (Solidago spp.). Hay fever sufferers, have no fear! Contrary to popular opinion, goldenrods will not stir up your allergies.

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