Monthly Archives: October 2011

Persimmon Hunting

Persimmons are a popular food source for many wildlife species such as fox, opossum, deer, raccoons, and many types of birds.  Humans find them quite tasty if gathered at the right time.  If you want to try some, be sure … Continue reading

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Why Leaves Fall

This time of year you usually see news articles explaining why leaves change color and how good the fall colors will be. I’ve certainly written plenty of them myself, but never broached the subject of why tree leaves fall off … Continue reading

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Autumn Colors

My favorite time of year is finally here, with its balmy days, cool nights, and eventual forest color display that everyone looks forward to. If you ever wonder why leaves change color, here’s the latest scoop.   From science class … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

Indian summer is a name that brings thoughts of balmy, hazy fall days and cool nights.  It is a description of weather conditions rather than an actual season, for no dates exist for it.  The closest time frame I could … Continue reading

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