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Sunlight and the Seasons: March
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Meteorological Spring Begins
March 1st is the first day of meteorological spring! The coldest 3 months of winter are behind us now. Astronomical spring, based on the position of the Earth in its orbit around the sun, begins on the Vernal Equinox — March 20.
ruby-throated
Photo: Laura Erickson
peach trees blooming
Photo: Susan Swenson
chipping sparrow
Rubythroats
Arriving along Gulf Coast
Peach Trees
Blooming in Texas
Chipping Sparrows
Arriving in Missouri
bulbs flowering
Photo: Phil Lanoue
sap run has begun
blooming primrose
Bald Eagle
Hunting for fish
Maple Trees
Producing sap
Ground Hog
Looking for Spring
Please report your observations!

The equinox is coming!
Remember to report daylight twice in March!
(March 1st and 20th)

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Sunlight and the Seasons

Earth's position on August 1st.

Signs of Spring 2013
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Next Update: April 1, 2013
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