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After a Long and Challenging Winter, Hungry Deer are out and about this Spring

This winter was one of the most severe we’ve seen in 20 years!  Snow accumulations and cold temperatures presented many challenges for our landscapes, but in particular Deer were challenged to find food sources in these difficult conditions.  Heavy snow and cold temperatures reduced deer travel, as deer minimize the use of their stored energy to ensure survival.  The…

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Tree Climbing Competition!

Protection is Primary Climbing trees is all fun and games for kids, in fact, people respond to advertisements for tree climber position openings frequently saying “Sure, I can climb trees, I spent my childhood climbing trees…”, this does not make them qualified to perform one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.  Professional arborists are…

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Flowering Forthwith

Burgeoning Blossoms Blooming has finally begun! All plants will not flower at once, each species has it’s own specific circadian rhythm telling it that conditions are perfect for for flower and/or pollen production. Up here in the great, white north only a few trees and shrubs have begun to flower, making identification easy, what is happening…

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Arbor Day Exploits!

Reservation Renovation Under the care of the Andover Conservation Commission, The Mary French Reservation is part of the Essex County greenway with trails connecting to adjacent reservations and parks throughout the state.  Extensive wetlands bordering the Skug River boast a 1000 foot boardwalk where visitors can truly experience this ecosystem typical of New England.  The conservation…

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Heat Island Happenings

Metropolitan Melting Heat Islands are normally the result of a built-up, urban area that is hotter than surrounding rural areas. Average annual air temperatures in cities of with 1 million people can be 1-5 degrees Fahrenheit higher than circumferential expanses, in the evenings that difference can be up to 22 degrees.  Heat islands develop when urbanization spreads, once…

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Mosquito Madness

Vector Vexation Depending on where you live different species of mosquitoes will be prevalent and they can carry various diseases.  Mosquitoes are one of the most common and virulent vectors (insects or organisms which transmit pathogens).  They are responsible for spreading diseases like malaria, West Nile encephalitis, western equine encephalitis and dengue fever.  Mosquitoes can also…

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