Category Archives: Quabbin
Just a bit of ground fog over Harvard Pond but with a starburst and a hint of color in the sky. The Water was fairly calm although earlier a beaver caused a few ripples. It won’t be long before I … Continue reading
Another shot from the Quabbin Park seep as the skunk cabbage buds start to swell.
Besides the leaves under glass this seep also hosts skunk cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus which I visit most years at this time. For those unfamiliar, these are the flower buds which precede leafing out and create their own heat so are often … Continue reading
After yesterday’s pig of a post, here’s a bit of late winter color from Harvard Pond. It will be warm today as we approach the end of the season with mid 60’s today. Not much snow or ice left here.
I’ve shared a few images of winter foliage that was a surprise to some. On Sunday while driving around before yesterday’s North Quabbin image, I spent some time in the Federated Women’s Clubs State Forest looking at beeches-Fagus grandifolia. Here’s … Continue reading
They are actually lightly frosted…like a good breakfast cereal.
but I did get what I needed. The View I had hoped for a better sky but I was still happy to be standing at Enfield Lookout in Quabbin Park and enjoying this familiar view of Mount Monadnock in New … Continue reading
More snow from our brief (24 hour) storm yesterday but photographed this morning. The rocks in the river always seem to be good surfaces for falling snow to adhere to and often with a nice skirt of icicles. These are … Continue reading