Tag Archives: red-spotted newt

07.22.2020-2 On my knees in a fen

I visited Bear Swamp in Ashfield, MA the other day looking for orchids that were mentioned to me by a friend. I went to the wrong part of the fen at first but did eventually find the orchid on my … 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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06.15.2014 One Red Eft out of many

How do we know what carnage we wreak when we walk in the woods?  Obviously, I am not going to sit at home or walk only on pavement all the time…and even then there is the odd insect that you … Continue reading

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06.12.2014 Follow me!

Today I visited Goldmine Brook Falls in Chester, MA.  I want to give a big plug to Greg Parsons and Kate B. Watson for their book, New England Waterfalls, as I would never have found this without them.  They review … Continue reading

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