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November’s Full Beaver Moon

Learn about the inspiration behind November’s full Moon name in this interesting Farmers’ Almanac video.


1 Jill Devine { 09.08.15 at 1:26 am }

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2 kooter { 11.07.14 at 10:04 pm }

very nice, always learning new things

3 Charles Hehn { 11.06.14 at 6:16 am }

We up here in Ontario have always called the November full moon a “HUNTER’S MOON” because of that is also the time of the DEER HUNT. or shortly after,

4 Denise { 11.05.14 at 10:21 am }

I love love all your articles and your spot on weather predictions I am almost ready for the snow and cold. Thanks for all you do.

5 shirley sill { 11.05.14 at 10:07 am }

love the Farmer Almanac info !! our only daily info on our world !! thank you !

6 I really appreciate your article on the Beaver Full Moon. I find learning about the names so much fun! { 11.16.13 at 9:44 pm }

I really appreciate your article on the Beaver Full Moon. I find learning about the names so much fun!

7 Barb { 11.15.13 at 7:03 pm }

Very interesting. The moon is looking pretty good tonight.

8 Karen K { 11.15.13 at 6:23 pm }

thank you!

9 Mystic Mary { 11.15.13 at 6:17 pm }

thank you for all your research!
So nice to keep the wise stories of our elders alive!
Blessings! <3

10 Vickie Allmand { 11.15.13 at 5:59 pm }

Thank you for such interesting stories. I am a retired public educator and love to continue to learn information we use in our lives everyday. Good job.

11 Theresa Connors Elliot { 11.13.13 at 10:31 am }

Thank you for this article on the origin of the Full Beaver Moon name. I always wondered why it was named this for November’s full moon. Happy Thanksgiving! Keep up the great job.

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