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04.22.2019 My annual newt shoot

Walking the gate roads of Quabbin requires a certain level of diligence to be sure not to step on red efts.  Especially after a rain, they are almost as foolhardy with their existence as the earthworms that layabout the sidewalks … Continue reading

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08.14.2016 Eyes of Newt

Red efts, the juvenile terrestrial form of the Eastern Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), are a forest floor constant during the summer in the Quabbin Reservoir…especially when the ground is wet.  We finally have had a few storms come through the last … Continue reading

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05.13.2016 Morning of the giant newt

Red Eft/Eastern Newt/Red-spotted Newt-Notophthalmus viridescens

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03.08.2015 Summer Orange

Today was so confusing.  There was a glimmer of a sunrise, followed by the sky becoming quite overcast by late morning.  Murphy and I went for a walk and a snow squall popped by for a short visit.  This afternoon … Continue reading

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