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Arb Notes: The Kestrel Falcon

Kate Nootenboom March 6, 2020

The American Kestrel is North America’s smallest falcon. However, what it lacks in size it makes up for in vivid plumage of orange and blue, packing more charisma-per-ounce than most others of its size...

Overwintering in the Arb

Kate Nootenboom November 15, 2019

Snow on the ground in the past week sends a clear and cold signal to the residents of Northfield: winter is fast approaching. Boots are retrieved from closet corners, shovels extricated from the garage,...

The polar vortex put in perspective

Kate Nootenboom February 1, 2019

It’s 4th week for students on campus, and the steady escalation of academic workload is rivaled only by the parallel and seemingly vengeful intensification of winter as temperatures plummet past contemporary...

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