Monthly Archives: April 2010
Email reports. Corinth (Map 32) level 1 Talmadge (Map 45) level 1
I’m working out the black fly report in the new format. April’s a bit early, they could have been considerate and given me (and everyone else!) more time. The first report is a full week earlier than last year, and … Continue reading
I was moving a stuck truck from the mud near the brook behind the store and had something flying in my face. Stook still and it landed on my arm. It WAS a blackfly.
I stepped out the kitchen door on my way to turning off the heat in the greenhouse and a hawk caught my eye. It was not at all concerned with me. It scanned the ground looking for breakfast. My turkeys … Continue reading
Laurel Hill Cemetary, Saco, is open for visitors. A sight to remember. Two years ago UMaine estimated 2.5 million plants on this hill. JB, Saco, Map 4
Territory wars are in full swing this week. There are three yellow bellied sapsuckers banging out their territory this morning. One is in a nearly dead ash tree and the other two are on phone poles. Chickadees are picking up … Continue reading
There’s a ring around the sun this morning.
Turning off the light to go to bed last night, I looked out the window and saw the clouds parting to reveal the northern lights. KB
Domestic meets wild. Eastern wild turkeys having been hanging out with my Bourbon Reds. They are four jakes. There are no signs of mature toms or hens. The wild turkeys aren’t their usual leery, skittish selves when they’re here. I … Continue reading
Natural Landscapes of Maine: A Guide to Natural Communities and Ecosystems Teachers, foresters, land trusts, students, ecologists, consultants, conservationists, and others who enjoy the natural landscape around them have long and eagerly awaited the publication of Natural Landscapes of Maine … Continue reading