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by ctyanky
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Photog Ed McGuirk in Nature Photographers Network, excellent article: The Colors of Spring – The “Other” Foliage Season
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Photog Ed McGuirk in Nature Photographers Network, excellent article: The Colors of Spring – The “Other” Foliage Season

https://naturephotographers.network/articles/colors-of-spring/ A shout out to our very own foliage forum member and talented photographer Ed McGuirk on his stellar photo essay on the “under appreciated” spring color that Mother Nature brings to us each year, recently published on the Nature Photogra...
by ctyanky
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Waterfalls are intense and gushing here in Northern CT! Being part of the natural world is glorious! On to VT soon!
Replies: 0
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Waterfalls are intense and gushing here in Northern CT! Being part of the natural world is glorious! On to VT soon!

This past weekend we decided to check out a few waterfalls in the NW corner of CT. Insane! With all the snow melt and rain, they were showcasing their finest! I hope to head to VT in May and check out a few once mud season passes a bit. We did not encounter any mud thankfully, on our waterfall hikes...
by ctyanky
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Hooded Merganser In Vermont?
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Hooded Merganser In Vermont?

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/scbi/migratorybirds/featured_photo/bird.cfm?pix=Hooded_Merganser Has anyone seen this exotic waterfowl in Vermont? I'm hoping to see one this fall as I will be near all the Woodbury, Cabot, Marshfield, etc. ponds while I am in Peacham for a week. I would love to capture a ...
by ctyanky
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Six Month Countdown to Autumn in Vermont 2019!
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Re: Six Month Countdown to Autumn in Vermont 2019!

Is anyone else ready for winter to come to a close? Spring is here but it still feels like early March! :( I just saw that we may get a dose of wet snow this coming Friday and I say "no more"! When I was up for sugaring weekend March 23rd, the snow was relatively deep and felt like January...
by ctyanky
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: An amazing VT maple sugaring weekend! 8 Sugar houses! Snow laden trees, blue skies, white puffy clouds! Maple bliss!
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Views: 277

An amazing VT maple sugaring weekend! 8 Sugar houses! Snow laden trees, blue skies, white puffy clouds! Maple bliss!

I'm a little late in posting my wonderful weekend in VT chasing the sugar house trail. So here we go! :D Last weekend we were blessed with Friday's snowfall with frosted trees upon entering Vermont, along with a blue bird sky, passing clouds and the promise of wonderful maple adventures to come. It ...
by ctyanky
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: The Best Things About Vermont: Yankee Notebook: Rutland Herald Weekender
Replies: 0
Views: 340

The Best Things About Vermont: Yankee Notebook: Rutland Herald Weekender

https://www.rutlandherald.com/features/weekend_magazine/yankee-notebook-the-best-things-about-vermont/article_49b76265-f205-5c49-b312-9f8b3e3ad824.html I just saw this piece in the Weekender by Willem Lange. It was so sweet and captivating. I felt like adding so much more to the things that make Ver...
by ctyanky
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/a-sweet-start-to-sugaring-season,567741 A nice article from the Bennington Banner about Robb Family Farm! We are taking a little diversion from the Whitingham Maple Festival to visit this sugarhouse! I've always wanted to go to this farm in any season and am ...
by ctyanky
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Six Month Countdown to Autumn in Vermont 2019!
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Six Month Countdown to Autumn in Vermont 2019!

Well here we are, just about 6 months and 10 days until the autumnal equinox! (But who is counting? :wink: ). Minnesotaman reminded me a couple of days ago that he couldn't believe all the snow they had in MN while we are nearing the six month countdown until fall foliage season in Vermont begins. I...
by ctyanky
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

https://www.instagram.com/maplesyrupvermont/ Vermont Maple's Instagram is incredible! They just posted a video of a solar powered sugarhouse; they were the first in Vermont to do so and others have followed. If you click on any of the Instagram posts you can view the operations, meet the awesome fol...
by ctyanky
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

Here is the New Hampshire Open House Maple Weekend, same as Vermont! :D

https://nhmapleproducers.com/maple-month/

All these links should provide you with a sweet tooth maple gratification for sure! :wink:
by ctyanky
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

OFF TOPIC: MASS MAPLE OPEN HOUSE For those of you interested in making the rounds for sugaring open houses here is the one for Massachusetts! We've been to several last year and they are amazing. Most of the ones we went to were in south central MA and we hope to get to some more next weekend! If y...
by ctyanky
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

Hello and awaiting the next snow storm! Here are the links (below) to the amazing Whitingham Vermont Maple Sugar Festival! I've been several times as it is so close to Connecticut. One time there was no snow and the other times the snow was so deep it was incredible! So picturesque! Plan ahead (mayb...
by ctyanky
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

Hello everyone on this rainy Sunday! Here is the link to the Vermont Maple Open House Weekend with maps of the locations. Enjoy the link on their facebook as well. So many wonderful sugar houses to visit all over the state. Check back often for updating on their maps. This year I want to try the hot...
by ctyanky
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Vermont's Liquid Gold is About to be Tapped! The Sweet Season is on its way!

https://www.vermontmaplefestival.com/ The maple festival in St. Albans just came out. It is in the latter part of April, almost a month later than the state wide festival in March. I heard the one in St. Albans is absolutely amazing. Still waiting for details on the schedule for March 23/24...… Stay...
by ctyanky
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Foliage Forum
Topic: Trip Photos 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 929

Re: Trip Photos 2018

Hi Janice! Thank you for the kind words! If you are going to any of the NEK Fall Foliage Festivals, I can meet you there. As I will be staying in the town center of Peacham for a week, I'm pretty flexible as to meetup dates/times. I also am probably staying in East Burke to start out the trip so tha...

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