No winter lasts forever, no spring skips its turn

By Betsy Brooker

With a non-migratory lifespan of up to 15 years, the magnificent red Cardinal symbolizes joy, rejuvenation and celebration — even amidst this past weekend’s wintry mess. Spring officially arrives in Rappahannock County on March 20, although astronomical spring and meteorological spring can vary widely, especially in these unpredictable times of climate change.

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  1. Actually officially “meteorological spring’ starts March 1st and lasts until “meteorological summer” which begins June 1st.

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