Apples Fall is the season of apples, especially here in New England. Conventional wisdom(?) had that apples were not native to North America, but I … [Continue Reading]

Apples

 Black Bears Bear tracks fascinate me, when I find a set I wonder where the animal came from, where it was going and where is the bear now?  In each … [Continue Reading]

Black Bear Cub

This past weekend, there was still snow in the western mountains and across the northern half of the state.  There is enough to ski, snow mobile and … [Continue Reading]

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Weekly Notes

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Nature’s creatures pushing forward as the ice and snow lingers in the north, blood moon and bird language hints at spring.

Quoddy Nature Notes

Apples

A brief history of the wild apple that may not be so wild after all.

Maine Nature Muse

Black Bear Cub

Black Bears Among Us

 Black Bears Bear tracks fascinate me, when I find a set I wonder where the animal came from, where it was going and where is the bear now?  In each … [Read More...]

Tracks in mud

Weekly Notes, Tracks or Tricks in Mud Season

Tracks or Tricks in Mud Season In many native cultural stories, Coyote is represented as a Trickster.  If you have ever had the chance to hear 2 or 3 … [Read More...]

Lynx Track

Tracks in the old log yard

March is my favorite month, the warm days hint of spring but the nights are still cold enough to hold the snow cover just a bit longer.  The crust is … [Read More...]

Deer in Winter Yard

Winter Deer Yards

Winter Deer Yards White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus   As we ride along, last night's frost glitters in the sunlight like a … [Read More...]

Rockcap Fern

Weekly Notes ~ Rockcap Fern

Rockcap Fern A winter day spent walking along a flowing brook reminded me that all is not frozen or decaying in the dead of winter.  Looking down … [Read More...]