The Bug Geek

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Falling for autumn

For today’s lab, along with a discussion of urban forest management, we had students tour the campus and identify the tree species they found:

Not a particularly painful way to spend a morning, if you ask me.

The trees near my house have mostly started to brown or have dropped their leaves altogether.  Some signs of autumn’s beauty remain on the ground, however:

Further east at The University, however, colours are still resplendent:

How anyone can concentrate on such mundane things as, say, thesis proposals due this Friday, is beyond me.

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7 responses to “Falling for autumn

  1. Warren October 18, 2010 at 7:39 PM

    eastern fire

  2. Hugh October 18, 2010 at 10:00 PM

    “Students under tree” is wonderful. The tree is clearly amused.

  3. Chris Grinter October 19, 2010 at 2:33 AM

    Stunning. I miss a lot of that fall color out here in the west (not that I can really complain!).

  4. Pingback: See ya, 2010… « Fall To Climb

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