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Phenology Report: 10/12/21

Anna Bocinsky Northern Lights
Anna Bocinsky, Grand Rapids, MN
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Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Every week our resident phenologist John Latimer assesses the subtle and not so subtle changes he notices outside and compiles them in his official Phenology Report.

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As a mail carrier in rural Grand Rapids, Minn., for 35 years, John Latimer put his own stamp on a career that delivered more than letters. Indeed, while driving the hundred-mile round-trip daily route, he passed the time by observing and recording seasonal changes in nature, learning everything he could about the area’s weather, plants and animals, and becoming the go-to guy who could answer customers’ questions about what they were seeing in the environment.