Monthly Archives: April 2014

  • Dandelions are starting to show themselves all over the park—a sure sign of Spring. This cheerful little plant has often been cast as public enemy number one by gardeners. However, it was originally brought here from Europe as a garden crop. Its name comes from the French dent de lion (lion’s tooth) and refers to […]

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  • Marshy Point had a record turnout for its Spring Festival on April 19th! Thank you to the 1,600+ visitors(!) who enjoyed the beautiful weather and joined in for a variety of fun activities. (To view photos from the event, visit our Facebook page.) New items like the Kona Ice truck were a hit, the egg […]

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  • After a long, cold Winter, Spring has begun to awaken the natural world. The loud choruses of some amphibians are a sure sign of a change in season. However, one of our largest and most striking amphibians arrived quietly with the first rainstorm of March. Spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) are members of the mole salamander […]

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