A guide to things you often see on the trail; it is intended to afford the hiker a familiarity with nature Author: William D. Needham

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"Go placidly amid the noise and the haste and remember what peace there may be in silence." -The Desiderata

Updated 14 August 2017: Periodical Cicada
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A 17 year cicada from Brood X in 2004. A small number came back this year, 4 years early; perhaps an attempt to initiate a fourth 13-year brood.