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August Astronomy

The evenings arrive a little earlier in August, 45 minutes-worth by month's end. The Milky Way runs from between the Scorpion and the “teapot” in the south, up through the three bright stars forming...

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August Weather

August appears to enjoy complimenting its green with shades of yellow and brown and gold. The flowers of late summer, dominated by the goldenrod, are primarily in the yellow and gold range. The tawny...

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Have you visited the Shippee Family Eye Care Butterfly House yet this year?  If not, you’re missing out on one of our most amazing exhibits.  The Butterfly House now has dozen of native butterflies:...

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