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Fall Color

By: uvmext

Autumn colors in leaves of maple trees is an annual phenomenon that is highly prized for its beauty and is also economically important. As day length shortens, the tree stops making new green chlorophyll pigment while the chlorophyll already in t...

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Thrips

By: uvmext

Pear thrips is a species of insect that while native to Europe and Eurasia has been present in the United States for over 100 years. This insect is slender and brown as an adult and just over one mm long with delicately fringed wings. Thrips wer...

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Photosynthesis

By: uvmext

The sugaring season has been over for a while. Maple trees ended their annual period of dormancy when their winter buds broke, allowing new leaves to emerge. These lush green leaves are now working to produce all the energy needed for the tree t...

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Late Season Defoliators

By: uvmext

As late summer progresses so-called late-season defoliators are beginning to become visible in Vermont woods. Two such insects are maple leaf cutter and maple trumpet skeletonizer. The first report of damage from maple leaf cutter was in 1911 wh...

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Weekly Rites #4 Zoey November

By: znovembe

Autumn is An artist who uses An oak leaf on which To paint a masterpiece. –William Allen Ward What a gorgeous day! Nothing like a joyful walk in the woods to get out some of the midterm stress. Instead of filming what I saw with my eye...

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Saddled Prominent

By: uvmext

Maple trees managed for sap production remain part of a forest ecosystem. Forest ecosystems are complex communities of plants, animals and microbes all interacting with their physical environment and climate. Forests are especially competitive e...

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Weekly Rite #5 Anna Malvin

By: amalvin

Moments of nourishment in the breeze of fluttering leaves and soft arms, fingers folding around the air. Moments of laughter at oneself and the world. Creating a space for thoughts and absence of thoughts. Moments filling time, time movin...