Green Gallery: Signs of Early Spring in Brooklyn

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Signs of an Early Spring

Credit: Wynne Parry
On a foraging tour for edible plants in a Brooklyn park on March 4, guide Steve Brill (on the left) found some surprises thanks to an unusually mild winter.…Read More »

As he starts his 30th year of tours, Brill says he has watched the arrival of spring creep up by about three weeks. This year, after an unusually mild winter, is unprecedented, he said. Poor man's pepper (center) usually doesn't show up this early in the spring, but today it was the first plant he found for the group.    Less «
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Wynne was a reporter at The Stamford Advocate. She has interned at Discover magazine and has freelanced for The New York Times and Scientific American's web site. She has a masters in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Utah.
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