Tag Archives: Quabbin Park

06.05.2021 Frostless Frostweed

I have never seen the frost curls with this plant in the autumn as another species with the same name puts forth. I regularly find the flowers in Quabbin Park and these get mowed down with the grass once flowering … Continue reading

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06.02.2021-2 Quabbin Park Loop Road-Lichen on Rock

When I am walking along this road I often look at the “guard” rocks that keep us from driving onto the grounds and sometimes find interesting patterns which have been subjects of previous posts. I haven’t ID’d the lichen yet … Continue reading

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06/02/2021 Rainy Day Cascade

This brook only flows after a rainy day, or heavy snow melt, so I was lucky to be in Quabbin Park on a gentle rainy day while it was running strong. And, of course, a little natural saturation aids the … Continue reading

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05.15.2021 Bird-foot Violet

Driving through Quabbin Park, I noticed a large patch of purple by the side of the road,  parked, and walked to the spot where dozens of Viola pedata were growing. I love the shape of these flowers and the variety … Continue reading

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05.05.2021-2 Wordless Wednesday- Skunk Cabbage Edition

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05.05.2021 Vernal Cascade

There is a little brook that only flows in the spring along Ware-Enfield Road in Quabbin Park. It is dry, or almost so, most of the year. But after a rain or a good spring melt, if we’ve had a … Continue reading

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04.24.2021 Quabbin Hill

One thing I have struggled with is matching a shot from the iPhone that I processed in Snapseed and one from the 5D Mark IV in Photoshop. I often snap something with the phone to get a sense of the … Continue reading

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04.23.2021 Another take on a familiar subject

Quabbin Park

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04.02.2021 A little more skunk seepage

Another shot from the Quabbin Park seep as the skunk cabbage buds start to swell.

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03.24.2021 Wordless Wednesday-Stick and Mud Season Starburst

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