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November 17, 2018
A male pine grosbeak feeds on crab apples on a late-November day. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: The arrival of pine grosbeaks
November 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
November 11, 2018
A growth wood ferns, still green in the "AutWin" woods of November. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Wood ferns are still green
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 4, 2018
A woolybear caterpillar as it appears while crossing the road in early November, seeking food and shelter for winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Woolybear caterpillars seek shelters now
November 4, 2018 - 5:00am
October 28, 2018
A closer look at a tamarack in its autumn attire. Note how the needles grow in clumps. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Late October is tamarack time
October 28, 2018 - 5:00am
October 21, 2018
Scaly-cap mushrooms (pholiota) clusters appear at the base of trees in the autumn woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Late-season mushrooms respond to rains
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
October 14, 2018
A growth of New England aster standing tall in bloom on an October day. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: New England asters bloom late
October 14, 2018 - 5:00am
October 7, 2018
A poison ivy plant with red leaves on an autumn day.
Weber column: Red leaves from plants besides trees
October 7, 2018 - 5:00am
September 30, 2018
Note the V-pattern flight pattern of a northern harrier. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Northern harriers are flying south
September 30, 2018 - 5:00am
September 23, 2018
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
September 23, 2018 - 5:00am
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
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