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Maple Sugaring – A Rite of Spring

Spring is here with the calls of red-winged blackbirds, muddy roads and buckets hung on maple trees, which are tapped to collect their sweet sap. Although this winter was very mild, generally New Englanders wait a long time for spring to … Continue reading

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Maple Sugaring – Rite of Spring

Spring is here with the calls of red-winged blackbirds, melting snow, muddy roads and buckets hung on maple trees, tapped to collect sap. New Englanders wait a long time for spring to arrive. Michael Kelly, a blogging friend from L.A., recently commented, … Continue reading

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Good News for Birds and Coffee Lovers

For those who enjoy migrating summer songbirds and want to help them survive in their wintering grounds, read on: New research in Costa Rica shows that hungry warblers and other birds significantly reduce damage by a devastating coffee pest, the coffee … Continue reading

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