June 2021 Taking Flight

What’s Been Seen: As expected, May was a whirlwind in Hull. It certainly ended on a down note for all of us, with heavy rain dampening everything for the final three days of the month. But migration happened, and in a big way for Hull. Fifty-five species of birds were reported from Straits Pond throughout…

Water Wisdom

Water Wisdom A column by the Weir River Watershed Association ‘Going green’ can mean rethinking traditional summer yard care “In nature, nothing exists alone.” – Rachel Carson Area nurseries need police details to direct traffic, and no one can get the landscaping companies to call back – it’s spring on the South Shore. Visions of…

Taking Flight

What’s been seen: The birds were on the move in April, as expected, despite our continued generally cold weather. We’ve seen pulses of species come through, larger than normal groups, traveling together, than we would normally see only individually or in pairs. Case in point: The 13 ruby-crowned kinglets seen at Fort Revere Park on…