Tag Archives: Petersham

11.20.2020 Friday Flashback 2

Facebook reminded me of this image that I posted a while back on this date but I don’t think I shared it here. Even if I did and it seems like I would have, this is a re-edit starting from … Continue reading

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10.10.2020 Sunlit Fog

An early morning hike to the North Quabbin shoreline offered this view of drifting fog lit by the rising sun.

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10.22.2020 Almost forgot about this…

with all the foliage and sunrises to choose from the past two weeks.  After this image I made while waiting for the sun to light up the trees in Harvard Pond, I climbed the bank by the road and framed … Continue reading

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09/28/2020 Misty Autumn Landscape

One of my go to places in North Quabbin is the spot where the source of the West Branch of Fever Brook passes under Route 122 in Petersham. Wetlands are usually the first to turn color and this year things … Continue reading

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09.12.2020 Saturday last Saturday

Although my understanding of when Sundew would be flowering was faulty, I did get a chance to photograph a flower when I went to Gauco Pond last weekend (The same day I shot the red-legged grasshopper I posted earlier this … Continue reading

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09.07.2020-2 Monday Macro-Up Close and Personal with a Red-legged Grasshopper

I posted something similar a bit ago of this same species but like this shot enough to share another. I had to employ the same strategy to get this shot, encouraging it to move around fully exposed to the camera. … Continue reading

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09.06.2020 Quiet Forest Nature

Common Puffballs aka Gem-Studded Puffballs aka Warted Puffballs aka Wolf Farts aka Devil’s Snuff-box-Lycoperdon perlatum. I went to the pond I visit for sundews yesterday but the buds are still closed tight.  There is another flower there I want to … Continue reading

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08.31.2020 Round-leaved Sundew

Round-leaved Sundew-Drosera rotundifolia is a small carnivorous plant found in wetlands. They were not flowering quite yet on Sunday but hopefully will be this weekend as many had buds though they were still tight. All those “dew” drops are sticky … Continue reading

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08.24.2020-2 Bet you weren’t expecting this

I visited North Common Meadow, a Trustees of Reservations property in Petersham, MA this morning.  The temp was cool and not a lot was happening.  However, I saw this cattail stem and a leaf along with a couple of others … Continue reading

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07.04.2020 Hemlock Varnish Conk-Ganoderma tsugae

Although the same species, this is not the same mushroom I posted as an abstract a while back.  I went looking for woodland flowers this morning and not much was happening.  They must be spent from their glory last year … Continue reading

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