Change and Perseverance – A Glimpse into How the Springfield Tornado Altered Birdlife
I was paddling the Connecticut River the other day with Fran and some other Naturalists’ Club members. As the sun shone and the wind courteously pushed us along our course, Fran fascinated me with her nature observations. She lives in East Forest Park, one of the neighborhoods hit four years ago by the tornado that trampled many parts of Springfield and beyond. Our conversation got me thinking about how changeable and enduring nature is.