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Reinstein Woods Through the Seasons

A Collection of Seasonal Photographs

Spring

Eastern Chipmunk emerging from a hole in a tree - photo by volunteer John Krieger
Two male wild turkeys in full courtship plumage

"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." - Margaret Atwood


"Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush." - Doug Larson




Summer

Resident frog peeks out of a pond - photo by volunteer Henry Ciesla

Monarch butterfly atop swamp milkweed - photo by volunteer Paula Kerr"Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." - Henry James

"In summer, the song sings itself." - William Carlos Williams




Fall

Fall foliage at Reinstein Woods - photo by volunteer Tom Lawson
Female white-tailed deer

"Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns." - George Eliot


Winter

White-breasted nuthatch - photo by volunteer Mark Skowron

"In a way winter is the real spring, the time when the inner things happen, the resurge of nature." - Edna O'Brien

"When the bold branches
Bid farewell to rainbow leaves - Welcome wool sweaters."
- B. Cybrill