Monthly Archives: November 2011
Mother Nature could have put a damper in our Thanksgiving plans with a snow storm the day before Thanksgiving. Parts of the state were blanketed under close to a foot of fresh now. Upper Sysladobsis (Upper Dobsis, pronounced dob-see) in … Continue reading
We have three members of the Procyonidae family in the US, but only the raccoon, Procyon lotor, is here in the Quoddy region, as well as throughout the country and through Central America and southern Canada. The raccoon (or ‘Espons’ … Continue reading
A coyote followed a deer for several miles sometime between November 23 and 25. The track on the left is coyote. On the right, a deer track beneath a coyote track.
At sunset yesterday, November 9, I listened to tree frogs. I don’t remember ever hearing them in November. It was 55* at the time. My rhubarb has come out of dormancy and is growing. King Bolete mushrooms are growing again. … Continue reading
When Kevin went to clean out and refill the dog water bucket (a metal container holding about 10 gallons, but which was practically empty) on Tuesday afternoon Oct 26, he found this little amphibian there… it was pretty chilly — … Continue reading