Issue Section: Urban Almanac

The Urban Almanac: July 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. July 1 Sunrise; 6:00am Sunset: 9:02pm  The average high in SLC is 90 F.; low is 69. Av. Precipitation: .59 i …

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The Urban Almanac: June 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. June 1 Sunrise: 5:58am. Sunset: 8:52pm. Mike, the Headless Chicken Day. Mike, a Wyandotte chicken from Fruit …

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The Urban Almanac: May 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. May 1  Sunrise: 6:26a.m. Sunset: 8:24p.m. Average high and low temperature 67, 44. May 2  Vow to spend 24 ho …

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The Urban Almanac: March 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. Mar 1  Full Moon at 5:51pm Worm Moon: the Worm Moon, because the ground begins to thaw and earthworms reappe …

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The Urban Almanac: February 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. By Diane Olson, Anna Zumwalt and Greta deJong. Feb 1  1 Sun rise: 7:37am, sun set: 5:45pm. Monthly averages: …

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The Urban Almanac: January 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. Jan 1  Sunrise: 7:51am. Sunset: 5:11pm. Max. temp: 35 degrees; min. 23 degrees. Snow fall for the month: 11 …

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Urban Almanac: November 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. by Diane Olson, Anna Zumwalt and Greta deJong. NOV 1 All Saints’ Day. Sun rises at 7:59am and sets at 6:22pm …

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The Urban Almanac: October 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. October 1 Sunrise: 7:24am. Sunset: 7:09pm. Historic average: 72° high; 46° low. October 2   International Da …

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The Urban Almanac: August 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden & natural world. August 1 Dawn breaks at 4:35 am. Sun rises at 6:25 am and sets at 8:42 pm. August 2 Vit. D deficienc …

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Urban Almanac: July 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden & natural world by Diane Olson, Anna Zumwalt and Greta deJong July 1 Dawn breaks at 3:55am. Sun rises at 6:00 A.M., s …

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June 2017 Urban Almanac: A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world.

  JUNE 1  June is LGBT Pride Month. Gay marriage is now legal in all 50 U.S. states and in 22 countries. JUNE 2 Moonstone, June’s birthstone (along with pearl and alexandrite) …

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The Urban Almanac: May 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. MAY 1 May Day/Beltane. The Sun rises at 6:25 a.m. today and sets at 8:24 p.m. Start hardening off warm …

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The Urban Almanac: December 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. DEC 1 Birds add so much movement and vitality to winter’s stark landscape. Watch for juncos, house fin …

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The Urban Almanac: November 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. NOV 1 For the next couple weeks, we lose an additional three minutes of daylight every day. The rate t …

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The Urban Almanac: October 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. OCT 1 If you’re still in the mood, there’s plenty to plant now, like shrubs, trees, roses, spring bulb …

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