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The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

The Outlook from January 22

Posted by | January 22, 2016 | Filed under: Observations

Things to Do

Next week is our first Winter Walker Wednesday and the weather looks good from here — sunny and mid 30s. Meanwhile, this weekend will be bright but blustery. Bundle up.

National Weather Service forecast icons for January 23, 24, 25

Remember, the Visitor Center is closed until April, but trails and restrooms are ready 7am to sunset every day.

Flora & Fauna

Screenshot of fox video on Facebook

Nik played cat and mouse with a red fox on his Thursday walk to the beach — and caught it on video! But overall it's been quiet, nature-report-wise, partly because few people are braving the brutal conditions. The sole eBirding duo out on the 17th did get treated to bluebirds, though.

Follow Up

We hosted a social media training with Molly McPherson this week, especially for the partners involved in the Mount Agamenticus to the Sea project. If you're local (or wish you were) and not following these accounts, you're missing out on some beautiful reminders of what makes the Mount A region so special:

On Instagram


We have three job openings listed right now… that's a rarity! Please pass the word around so the best people know about these opportunities.

By way of UNE we welcome intern Michelle Furbeck to research, where she'll be picking and keying larval fish for the next few months.

Application materials for the 29th annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival are now posted on the website. Tell your creative friends.

A Bright Outlook?

We're trying something new, a weekly recap and forecast to help you plan your visits. Let us know what you see within our borders — or would like to see (in nature or in The Wrack) — and we'll keep 'em coming. Comment below or contact me.

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