The Full Strawberry Moon in Bergen County NJ

The June full moon appears  on  Monday,  June  20, 
2016, at 7:02 a.m.  It is called
the “Full Strawberry Moon.”

According to the Farmer’s
Almanac,  this  name  was  universal to every Algonquin tribe.
The name reflects the relatively short season for harvesting  strawberries  that  comes each year during June. Other
names  include  the  “Full  Hot Moon,” or in Europe, the “Full Rose Moon.”
The Native American Indians of the northern and eastern United States kept track o fthe  seasons  by  giving  a  name 
to each recurring full moon.European settlers followed the