Nature

First Day of Spring

March 20, 2012

Song of the Birds
Tiny little creature
     sing your mating call
Colorful array of nature
     appear in spring or fall
Light upon my windowsill
     brightening my day
Chase away winter’s chill
     then wing your flight away
Tiny little birds
     a gift from God to man
You sing your song without words
     yet all can understand.
Poem by May E. Crane

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Impact of Hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011

[ August 29, 2011 8:00 am to September 2, 2011 4:30 pm. ] Downed tree branches throughout cemetery grounds
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A week’s worth of clearing work for groundskeepers!
By the time Hurricane Irene reached us it was a tropical storm.  High speed winds and rain caused tree limbs and branches to drop and littered much of the grounds at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery. Only [...]

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Days Old Fawn Found on Memorial Day

May 30, 2011

Deer Fawn Found on Memorial Day

Deer Fawn
It came as both a delight and concern when we found you curled up beside a water spigot alone and deserted.  You didn’t even run away when we approached you, although your ears went back at the sound of approaching footsteps.

DEM told us not to worry about you.  They [...]

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Yellow Spotted Salamander

May 1, 2011

Yellow Spotted Salamander

Be careful where you step, especially in the fall.  These slimy amphibians like to hide in dark, damp places such as underneath leaves.  This particular salamander was found and brought in to the cemetery office for a photo shoot by a visitor.
Because we have a pond you can be sure that these little [...]

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Vibrant Blue Hydrangeas

September 26, 2010

Beautiful Ornamentals and Gardens at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery

Vibrant Blue Hydrangea

These showy hydrangeas have the brightest blue flowers lot owners of the cemetery have ever seen.  Absolutely stunning!

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