Naturalist Notes


Read the articles below written by the Director of the Nature Center, Charles McClaugherty, published in The Alliance Review.


                                                                                           Christmas Cactus

Bugs Bugging Bugs  Brazilian Christmas Gift
   Skunk Kit Redhead Duck 
  New Kits on the Block Redheads on Parade
  Nature Center Owl
  Flying Damsels and Deadly Dragons Tale of a Tiny Owl 
  Deceitful by Nature 
  Wild Critters in the City  Deceitful by Nature
  So Many Dogwoods  Scaly Night Fliers

It’s All in the Timing

  Big Blue Bullies
  Big Blue Bullies Sounds of Spring
  Fishy Business Dreaming of Spring Gardens 
  Nordic Invaders  
  Nordic Invaders 
Out with the Old
  Lovely Lady Tresses  Seeds
  Going Bananas Seeds and Pods 
  Partridge Berries
  Tiny Worm Snakes Partridge Berries
  Bright Yellow Flowers for Fall
  The Year of the Cicadas  Bright Yellow Flowers of Fall
   Caspian Tern
  Pear on the Move
One Good Tern 
 Plant Families
  Springtime Forest Fairies
Brilliant Butterfly Weed
  The Other Chickadee
Early Summer Wildflowers
  Keeping Warm in Winter
Pretty Purple Weeds
   Beauty and Deceit
  Beauty and Deceit
Whose Bark is That? 
  The Disappearing Walnut
Water Everywhere
  Faded Goldfinch Ground Pine 

Faded Goldfinches 

Bear Paw, Wolf Foot, or Running Cedar? 

When is Spring Flowers


When is Spring 

Return of the Raptors 

Big Mouthed Mason Bee

 Nesting Season for Birds
  Big-Mouthed Mason Bees Nesting Season for Birds
  The Rest of the Bees Heavenly Light
  The Rest of the Bees  Heavenly Light 
  Lovely Invader Image Swamp Rose Mallow  
  Lovely Invader  Swamp Rose Mallow 


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