Sunday, November 30, 2008

Looking For Acorns

Ya' know, I have a backyard filled with oak trees and I haven't seen many acorns this year. Most years, we have to worry about the dogs eating them, but not this year. Hmmmm.

The case of the missing acorns

Interesting article in today's Washington Post about the dearth of acorns this year. I've been noticing the squirrels in my local park seem pretty thin for this time of year. There are no acorns:  "The idea seemed too crazy to Rod Simmons, a measured, careful field botanist. Naturalists in Arlington County couldn't find any acorns. None. No [...]


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