Tag Archives: Nature

Where, When to Find the Rare Bloodroot

By Mike Adamovic, Trail Conference volunteer Quickly after the last of the winter snow has dissipated and a flattened, tawny earth emerges to greet the first rays of the spring sun, certain streamsides and other moist areas throughout our region … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Snow Fleas

By Hope Rogers, Trail Walker Contributor On a bright winter day, have you ever noticed what look like specks of dark soot in the snow, especially at the base of trees? And then, upon closer inspection, the “specks” are crawling … Continue reading

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Wild Friends in Need

The Darlington Schoolhouse is located in a hiker’s paradise, offering the perfect backdrop of the scenic Ramapo Mountains, home to a vast population of native wildlife and plants. Located 1,000 feet from a popular Bergen County trailhead at Ramapo Reservation, … Continue reading

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