Tag Archives: fall

Being green when the leaves are yellow

Even though the stores are already rolling out Christmas products, we’re just getting into autumn. Big Green Head lists 8 easy ways to be green this fall, and I add some ideas of my own. Continue reading

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Fall visitors: Brown marmorated stinkbugs

If you live in the East or Midwest, you’ve probably seen the Brown Marmorated Stinkbug (Halyomorpha halys): a shield-shaped brown insect, about an inch (25 mm) long, that’s trying to get into your house this month! I see them in … Continue reading

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Confusing Fall Warbler time!

[I]f you associate a bird only with its adult breeding plumage…you won’t be able to tell that the dull olive-green bird chirping repetitively in September is the same as the bright golden-yellow one singing exuberantly in April. Continue reading

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