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Nature Notes Archive

View previous issues of Nature Notes.  Click on the date to open a pdf of each installment. 

2011

December 21: The Holly Family
December 14: Winter Solstice
December 7: Ski Trails in the Arboretum
November 30: Bald Eagles
November 23: Cedar Waxwing
November 16: Wild Turkeys
November 9: The CSB/SJU Bailey Herbarium
November 2: Pumpkins
October 26: Arboretum Photo Contest
October 19: Garter Snakes
October 12: Snapping Turtles
October 5: Nature and Spirituality
September 21: Indian Grass
September 14: Horsetail
September 7: Vernal Pools
August 31: Blazing Star
May 11: Trumpeter Swans
April 27: Morels
April 20: Big John the Loon
April 13: Sandhill Cranes
April 6: Spring Flooding
March 30: Black-capped Chickadee
March 23: Maple Syrup Festival
March 9: The Quinzee
March 2: Tapping Day
February 23: Sledding
February 16: Snow Fleas
February 2: Owls
January 26: Wind Chill 

2010

December 15: Snow
December 8: Turtle Hibernation
November 24: Edible Nature
November 17: Red Squirrels
November 10: Arboretum Photo Contest
November 3: Controlled Deer Hunt at Saint John's
October 27: Natural Halloween Costumes
October 20: Mosquitoes
October 6: Goldenrod Galls
September 29: Fall Colors
September 22: Arboretum Membership
September 15: Timberdash
September 8: Arboretum Trails
August 25: What is Nature Notes?
August 11: Goldenrod
August 4: Dutch Ovens
July 28: Dragonflies
July 7: Saint John's Abbey Solar Farm
June 30: Papermaking
June 23: Full Moon
June 16: Loons
April 28: Art in Nature
April 14: Geocaching
April 7: Maple Syrup Season Update
March 31: CSB/SJU Adventure Programming
March 24: Pasque Flowers
March 17: Spring Ephemerals
March 11: Maple Syrup
February 25: Owls
February18: The Moon
February 11: Prairies
February 4: Groundhog Day
January 28: Watab Island
January 20: Blue Moon
January 13: Hoar Frost

2009

December 9: Limnology
December 2: What's Golden
November 18: Old Farmer's Almanac
November 11: Emerald Ash Borer
November 4: Saint John's Controlled Deer Hunt
October 28: Jack-in-the-Pulpit
October 21: Orienteering
October 14: Alternative Energy
October 7: Fall Colors
September 30: Ducks
September 23: Fall
September 16: Big Bluestem
September 9: Saint John's Arboretum
September 2: Great Blue Herons
August 26: Monarch butterflies
August 17: Skunks
August 10: Orienteering
August 3: Painted Turtles
July 30: Trees
July 23: Beavers
May 6: Walleye
April 29: Loons
April 22: Earth Day
April 15: Frogs
April 8: Hepatica
April 1: Springtails
March 25: Lichens
March 18: Chipmunks
March 11: Maple Syrup
February 25: Black-Capped Chickadee
February 18: Gray Wolves
February 11: Owls
February 4: The Moon
January 28: Snowshoeing
January 21: Sun Dogs
January 14: Papermaking Wasps
January 9: More Snow!

2008

December 17: Snow!
December 10: Dragonflies
December 3: Ecotherapy
November 19: Polar Bears
November 12: Deer Population at Saint John's
November 5: Wild Turkeys
October 29: Prescribed Burns
October 22: Sandhill Cranes
October 15: Wild Edibles
October 8: The Monarch Butterfly
October 1: Autumn Leaf Pigments
September 24: Bur Oaks
September 3: The Arboretum
August 27: Get Outside!