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Closing Weekend Breeze

Posted on October 19, 2012

The Weekly Breeze Closing Weekend October 19-October 21, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset Times Friday 10/19: 7:13am; 6:03pm Saturday 10/20: 7:14am; 6:02pm Sunday 10/21: 7:15am; 6:00pm Weather Forecast The Harbor will likely see some moisture this weekend, with the greatest amount falling on Friday. Decreasing precipitation and only partly cloudy skies are forecasted for Saturday and […]

Spring Reflections

Posted on April 6, 2012

On this brilliant sunny day we see one of the very first signs of spring! While Pennie and I are driving back from Vergennes, we see the first osprey of the season with twigs in it’s talons setting up a new nest on the far side of Otter Creek. Always an early sign of spring […]

Excerpts from our Naturalist’s Log Book

Posted on March 4, 2012

July 21, 2011 Kayak, 9:00am: four people in individual kayaks. We launched from Otter Creek, then paddled upriver into Dead Creek. Visited the shoreline where we found flakes left over centuries by indigenous people as they banged away making stone tools and weapons. Fished with small seine net, caught several fish: 1 longnose gar (~10”), 1 baby […]

Paddling down the creek

Posted on January 12, 2012

BHC Naturalist’s Log August 21, 2011 On Otter Creek and Dead Creek, 13 paddlers (a record!) set out in 4 double kayaks and 5 singles. A plethora of birds to see: one immature eagle (its head is still dark); 2 great egrets, stark white against the surrounding cattails; an osprey wheeling high overhead; 2 great […]