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Suzanne Fowle

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Suzanne Fowle lives in Housatonic with her two children. She grew up spending weekends in the Berkshires at “Gramma’s House.” But it wasn’t until she had lived in Montana, North Dakota, Washington, D.C., New Hampshire, and eastern Massachusetts that she returned to her roots here, in 2003. Suzie is a Wildlife Biologist, with a M.S. from the University of Montana and a B.A. from Brown University. Before starting a family, she held several federal and state (Massachusetts) government positions. She has been an adjunct professor at Antioch New England Graduate School and Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Suzie has been a member of the Great Barrington Planning Board for the past 8 years, and she has represented the Board on the Community Preservation Committee, Master Plan Committee, and Lake Mansfield Improvement Task Force.

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FIELD NOTES: Old, reliable neighbors

Monday, 2 May 2016 - Despite a time-tested, successful design, the turtle’s armored structure is no match for today’s threats. Turtle shells do not protect against habitat loss, degradation, or fragmentation.

FIELD NOTES: ‘Tis the season for salamanders

Sunday, 20 Mar 2016 - In Massachusetts the Jefferson and blue-spotted salamanders are listed as Species of Special Concern. This group of salamanders belong to the Ambystoma genus and are commonly referred to as "mole salamanders." The genus evolved 30 million years ago (give or take).