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While woolly bear caterpillars have long been used to forecast the harshness of the coming winter, they may actually only report on the weather from the previous spring. Only 4 out of 13 of this little guy's segments are brown, by my count, which makes sense considering our late spring. (Photo by Emily Stone)

Natural connections: Woolly weather

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A blustery fall wind swept away any warmth from the pale sun. Brown and yellow leaves skittered across the pavement. As I bent down to dip my hands in the lake, my arm (wrapped in fuzzy fleece) brushed the seed head of a burr marigold--so named because the cheery yellow flower matures into a cluster of pokey stick-tight seeds. Yet another sign of the season...

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