Nature Note

A weekly note about a plant, animal, or current event of the natural world. Written by Jocelyn Hubbell, Interpretive Specialist for the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands. Write if you have a plant or animal that you'd like covered in a Nature Note. Be sure to put Nature Note in the subject line of your email to Jocelyn Hubbell.

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  1. Frogs Are Calling - Nature Note 1: April 22, 2020 (PDF 349KB)
  2. Bloodroot - Spring Woodlander - Nature Note 2: May 6, 2020 (PDF 289KB)
  3. Gray Jay - Northern Forest Mascot - Nature Note 3: May 13, 2020 (PDF 265KB)
  4. Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Flying Jewel - Nature Note 4: May 20, 2020 (PDF 237KB)
  5. Star and Angel Wings - Heavenly Flowers - Nature Note 5: June 3, 2020 (PDF 212KB)
  6. Jack-in-the-Pulpit - Hidden Wonder - Nature Note 6: June 10, 2020 (PDF 261KB)
  7. Oceans - Take a Deep Dive! - Nature Note 7: June 17, 2020 (PDF 234KB)
  8. Opossum - Marsupial in Maine - Nature Note 8: July 1, 2020 (PDF 264KB)
  9. Blueberry, Lowbush - Maine State Fruit - Nature Note 9: July 10, 2020 (PDF 351KB)
  10. Deer, White-tailed - Maine & Bambi - Nature Note 10: July 17, 2020 (PDF 328KB)
  11. Spider Webs - Silken Shimmers - Nature Note 11: July 22,2020 (PDF 311KB)
  12. Fragrant Water Lily - Lily of the Water - Nature Note 12: August 6, 2020 (PDF324KB)
  13. Perseids - Meteor Majesty - Nature Note 13: August 12, 2020 (PDF 362KB)
  14. Droplet of Life - Water - Nature Note 14: August 20, 2020 (PDF 360KB)
  15. Queen Anne's Lace - Fine Lace and a Drop of Royal Blood - Nature Note 15: Sept. 2, 2020 (PDF 458KB)
  16. Tortoise Beetle - Teddy Bear & Turtle: Clavate Tortoise Beetle - Nature Note 16: Sept. 9, 2020 (PDF 328KB)
  17. Jewelweed - Explosive Pod - Nature Note 17: Sept. 16, 2020 (PDF 307KB)
  18. Partridgeberry - Twins - Nature Note 18: September 23, 2020 (PDF 312KB)
  19. Acorn - Autumn Bounty - Nature Note 19: October 8, 2020 (PDF 285KB)
  20. Pumpkin - Extraordinary Squash - Nature Note 20: October 14, 2020 (PDF 271KB)
  21. Fishes - Masters of Migration - Nature Note 21: October 21, 2020 (PDF 302KB)
  22. Orion Nebula - Stellar Nursery - Nature Note 22: November 5, 2020 (PDF 281KB)
  23. Play, The Power of - Nature Note 23: November 18, 2020 (PDF 249KB)
  24. Rock - Parent Material - Nature Note 24, December 2, 2020 (PDF 269KB)
  25. Snow - Crytals of Ice - Nature Note 25, December 9, 2020 (PDF 305KB)
  26. Balsam Fir - Aromatic Delight - Nature Note 26, January 6, 2021 (PDF 273KB)
  27. Duck! - Nature Note 27, January 12, 2021 (PDF 282KB)
  28. Northern Lights - Charged Collision - Nature Note 28, January 20, 2021 (PDF 212KB)
  29. Tracks - Telltale Prints - Nature Note 29, January 27, 2021 (PDF 319KB)