Category Archives: Environment.

03.27.2017 Dunlop Brook

Dunlop Brook runs through Romer Woods, a 141 acre parcel that was recently protected for Amherst’s water supply. Robert Romer sold it to the town for a nice reduced price to maintain the water quality and see it protected into … Continue reading

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09.07.2016 Quabbin Water level comparison

I have mentioned our lack of rain and falling water levels.  Back on August 1st, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority listed the Quabbin Reservoir to be at 87% capacity. Coincidentally, I made this image the same day. That represents a … Continue reading

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04.02.2016 Coexistence

If the trees can do it, why then oh why can’t we? This Hemlock and this Black Birch have been growing together amicably for a long time.  I guess at some point one will overwhelm the other, but I’ve been visiting … Continue reading

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02.25.2016 Throwback Thursday once again

When I woke this morning, the temperature was 60°F at 4 a.m. A little earlier we had thunder during our current rain event.  So I think this image from last September 29 along the Acadia N.P. coast line is appropriate … Continue reading

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05.20.2015 Hemlock Blaze Scar

While hiking Monday I came across this damage to a hemlock tree.  I did not know what caused this so asked a forester friend on Facebook, Kate Marquis, if she knew and it turns out that these are property line … Continue reading

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4.29A.2015 Stratified Rock and Tenacious Tree

Today is a two-fer.  After shooting the waterfall at Dean Brook the other day, I turned around and saw this pile of rocks with a tree on top.  I really like these stratified rocks when they are revealed and especially … Continue reading

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09.30.2014 Another from Harvard Pond

On Sunday the 28th I was at Harvard Pond not looking for shots of snags but shots of fog and foliage.  For several days in a row, last week into this, we have had warm days and cool nights which … Continue reading

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