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Baby snapping turtles emerge from an underground nest. Note the nest entrance and how they look like miniature adults. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Baby snapping turtles leave the nest
12 hours 57 min ago
September 16, 2018
A close look at a hawthorn. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Hawthorns first to drop leaves in September
September 16, 2018 - 5:00am
September 8, 2018
Note the green color, the thin hind legs and the very long antennae of the bush katydid. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Katydid time in Northland plants
September 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 2, 2018
A green phase of a gray tree frog hunts for insects on the side of a house on a late summer evening. Note the suction cups on the toes. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Seeing, hearing gray tree frogs again
September 2, 2018 - 5:00am
August 26, 2018
Dew covers a star-bellied spider (acanthepeira stellata) and its web. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Orb webs in a dew-covered field
August 26, 2018 - 5:00am
August 19, 2018
A nest of a ruby-throated hummingbird. Note the coating of lichens on the outside. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Hummingbird nest reveals elaborate building
August 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
August 12, 2018
A large, bright growth of sulphur shelf fungus lights up the shady August woods. Note the red-orange cap and yellow undersides. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Bright shelf fungus in August woods
August 12, 2018 - 6:30am
August 5, 2018
A female meadowhawk basks and hunts from a plant. Note the yellow color. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Meadowhawks patrol days of August
August 5, 2018 - 9:00am
July 22, 2018
A shelter of a sac spider and her eggs on a sedge leaf along a lake shore on a mid-July day. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Sac spider nests along shores
July 22, 2018 - 9:41am
July 15, 2018
Fireweeds bloom in the roadsides on a July day. Note the purple petals with the white stigma. Photo by Larry Weber
Fireweeds delight the roadsides of mid-July
July 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
July 8, 2018
Coral fungi begins the mushroom season. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Coral fungi begins the mushroom season
July 8, 2018 - 6:23am
July 1, 2018
A close look at the spore growths (sporangia) on a frond of an interrupted fern. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Interrupted ferns thrive in summer forests
July 1, 2018 - 11:29am
June 24, 2018
A firefly sits on a blade of grass on a summer night. Note that it is a type of beetle. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Fireflies light up summer nights
June 24, 2018 - 8:04am
June 17, 2018
An ovenbird sits on a branch in June woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Accidentally finding an ovenbird nest
June 17, 2018 - 9:16am
June 10, 2018
Wingspan of a cecropia moth. Note the pattern and size. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A giant moth of June
June 10, 2018 - 9:29am
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