Watch the full ‘Worm Moon’ wriggle into the sky on March 7

March’s full moon will rise on March 7, coinciding with several holidays and festivals around the world. 

The Farmer’s Almanac (opens in new tab) calls March’s full moon the Worm Moon, after the worms that start to come to the surface after the ground begins to thaw in the Northern hemisphere. Many Anishinaabeg, or Ojibwe, Indigenous people of the Great Lakes region knew it as Onaabidin Giizis, or the Snow-Crust Moon, according to the Center for Native American Studies (opens in new tab).

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