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Mainely Phenology 6/2/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn


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Warm air, hot sun, and the endless shades of green and songs of birds and evening peepers invite us to sit outdoors and contemplate this new season that seems to have arrived so quickly. That daydream quickly turns to reality, however, for being still outdoors is impossible this time of year, due to the nosy swarms of our bitty, buzzing, biting neighbors: blackflies.