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Friends of the Fells

Filmed in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in eastern Massachusetts. Produced by Jeff Buxbaum.  Find out more or join the Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation at https://www.friendsofthefells.org/
2 years ago

One of Earthwise Aware's (EwA) main projects in the Middlesex Fells Reservation is documenting and certifying new vernal pools. In this segment, Claire O'Neill, Founder of Earthwise Aware and a member of the Friends of the Fells board, explains EwA's vernal pool research in the Fells. Important: Pools in the...

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Earthwise Aware (EwA) is dedicated to bringing biodiversity and climate sciences, ecological ethics and environmental leadership to the heart of communities and organizations. EwA focuses on the understanding, documentation, and protection of biodiversity. To achieve this, EwA develops ecological guides and etiquettes, and runs a co-creative citizen science program that...

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Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he shows us one of the most (THE most?) abundant wildflowers in New England, Canada Mayflower, Maianthemum canadense. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credit: Superior National Forest / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maianthemum_canadense_4_(5097333357).jpg

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Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he shows us the oddly-named spring wildflower Jack in the Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credits: IvoShandor / CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jack_in_the_pupit.jpg Anne Marie Peterson / Flickr (Creative Commons) https://www.flickr.com/photos/126765364@N07/18081470682

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Worried about identifying poison ivy? It can be a trickster! Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he explains where to look for it (virtually everywhere!) and how to identify it. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credits: Thanks to Jon Sachs and his website poisonivy.org for the still...

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2 years ago

Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he explores spring flowers in the Middlesex Fells Reservation. In this first installment, Boot recites a poem about the awakening of the forest in springtime and shows us windflower (aka wood anemone) and garlic mustard. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credits:...

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2 years ago

Join Boot Boutwell on an informative exploration of two woody vines in the Long Pond area of the Middlesex Fells Reservation. Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Thanks to Kostas Caushi for editing assistance Catbrier fruit photo by Nikolai Yunakov, creative commons.

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2 years ago

This is the first in a series from the Friends of the Fells we call From the Fells. The first group of pieces is on spring ephemerals. Subscribe to see the rest as they are published. Dr. Randi Rotjan, Research Assistant Professor of Biology at Boston University, shares her enthusiasm...

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2 years ago

This is the second in a series from the Friends of the Fells we call From the Fells. The first group of pieces is on spring ephemerals. Subscribe to see the rest as they are published. Filmed in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in eastern Massachusetts. Dr. Randi Rotjan, Research Assistant...

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2 years ago

This is the third in a series from the Friends of the Fells we call From the Fells. The first group of pieces is on spring ephemerals. Subscribe to see the rest as they are published. Filmed in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in eastern Massachusetts. Dr. Randi Rotjan, Research Assistant...

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2 years ago

Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he explores spring flowers in the Middlesex Fells Reservation. In this first installment, Boot recites a poem about the awakening of the forest in springtime and shows us windflower (aka wood anemone) and garlic mustard. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credits:...

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2 years ago

Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he shows us one of the most (THE most?) abundant wildflowers in New England, Canada Mayflower, Maianthemum canadense. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credit: Superior National Forest / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maianthemum_canadense_4_(5097333357).jpg

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2 years ago

Join popular teacher-naturalist Boot Boutwell as he shows us the oddly-named spring wildflower Jack in the Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum. Featuring Boot Boutwell Produced by Jeff Buxbaum Photo credits: IvoShandor / CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jack_in_the_pupit.jpg Anne Marie Peterson / Flickr (Creative Commons) https://www.flickr.com/photos/126765364@N07/18081470682

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2 years ago

Lucy Zipf is a Ph.D. candidate at Boston University in Richard Primack's lab at Boston University. In this segment of Seasonal Stories, Lucy explains the strategies of different trees in the forest when it comes time to leaf out in spring. Find Lucy's work at http://lucyzipf.com/, and Richard Primack's lab...

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2 years ago

This is the third in a series from the Friends of the Fells we call From the Fells. The first group of pieces is on spring ephemerals. Subscribe to see the rest as they are published. Filmed in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in eastern Massachusetts. Dr. Randi Rotjan, Research Assistant...

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2 years ago

This is the first in a series from the Friends of the Fells we call From the Fells. The first group of pieces is on spring ephemerals. Subscribe to see the rest as they are published. Dr. Randi Rotjan, Research Assistant Professor of Biology at Boston University, shares her enthusiasm...

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2 years ago

This is the second in a series from the Friends of the Fells we call From the Fells. The first group of pieces is on spring ephemerals. Subscribe to see the rest as they are published. Filmed in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in eastern Massachusetts. Dr. Randi Rotjan, Research Assistant...

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