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Ho-nee-um trail in the fall

[Printed script of introduction and fall tour],   pp. 14-29


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Can you see some places where an insect might find 
a winter hiding place in the bark of this tree? 
                 Bark Of willow tree 
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 Sometimes a bird will find the insects hiding in the 
 bark. Chickadees stay at Ho-nee-um all winter and 
 depend on finding seeds and hidden insects for their 
 food. (Hold during the chickadee call) 
    For many birds, the availability of food deter- 
    mines their location during the winter. Many 
    insect eaters will migrate south, whereas seed 
    eaters may remain permanent residents in 
    an area. 
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We leave the Council Ring and walk along the trail 
past the hollow tree. 
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Along the way here and there old logs lie on the ground. 
Once these were upright trees which fed many kinds 
of insects with their green leaves. Other kinds of 
living things are using the trees for food now. 
    Some children may spot the chipmunk on the 
    log - well camouflaged. 
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Perhaps we can find a tiny, round plant... 
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