www.ecga.org - Blogs http://www.ecga.org/ Greenbelt Awarded $1 Million to Permanently Protect Farmland http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2086/Greenbelt-Awarded-S1-Million-to-Permanently-Protect-Farmland Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, and six partner organizations have been awarded… Wed, 03 Jan 2018 15:23:00 -0700 Flocks of Crossbills Coming for Winter http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2085/Flocks-of-Crossbills-Coming-for-Winter Photo: Mike's Birds (Red Crossbill Uploaded by Magnus Manske) CC BY-SA 2.0 Look to the top… Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:39:58 -0700 Strategies Identified to Help Protect Great Marsh, Coastal Communities from Climate Change http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2081/Strategies-Identified-to-Help-Protect-Great-Marsh-Coastal-Communities-from-Climate-Change The Great Marsh is called the coastal jewel of the Northeast. Its low-lying landscape offers… Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:00:00 -0700 Acadia Visitor Fees Could Double http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2069/Acadia-Visitor-Fees-Could-Double The cost of visiting Maine’s Acadia National Park would more than double during peak v… Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:46:00 -0600 Flow's Journey Ends http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2066/Flows-Journey-Ends On a sad note, we report that Flow, the 3-year-old male Osprey hatched at the Cox Reserva… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:52:00 -0600 Climate Change Could Lead to Less Color in Fall http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2065/Climate-Change-Could-Lead-to-Less-Color-in-Fall (Photo By Dori, CC BY-SA 3.0) Among the blessings of living in New England is the fall fol… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:45:00 -0600 Red Waves Ripple on Greenbelt Salt Marshes http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2064/Red-Waves-Ripple-on-Greenbelt-Salt-Marshes The plants turning bright red in the salt marshes on Greenbelt properties might be called &… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:40:00 -0600 Do Bands on Woolly Bear Caterpillars Predict Winter? http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2063/Do-Bands-on-Woolly-Bear-Caterpillars-Predict-Winter Nature in October Monarch butterflies are migrating on sunny days, and the first killing fr… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:38:43 -0600 Hurricanes Send Birds a Thousand Miles Off-Course http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2062/Hurricanes-Send-Birds-a-Thousand-Miles-Off-Course Magnificent Frigatebird (Photo: Bernard Gagnon CC BY-SA 3.0) Significant weather events,… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:29:00 -0600 Remarkable Migration of the Monarch Butterfly http://www.ecga.org/Event-Post/2061/Remarkable-Migration-of-the-Monarch-Butterfly Our beautiful backyard spring and summer visitor, the Monarch Butterfly, is departing now f… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:27:03 -0600