White Pine Programs ~ What the Robin Knows

Have you ever wondered what the Robin knows? Read the wonderful essay by guest Gavin Van Horn from the Center for Humans and Nature.

Snowshoe Hare Winter Adaptations

Snowshoe Hare have unique adaptations for winter survival.

Weekly Notes – November 3, 2013

This week in Maine Nature News the season’s first snow, black bears are still active, woodpecker sightings and its the season for ‘tipping’?.

Butterflies, moths and caterpillars

It’s caterpillar season, did you know that Butterflies and Moths make up the order Lepidoptera? Learn the difference and discover a resource to identify these beautiful insects.

Morning Coffee: Twenty Minutes in My Backyard

Morning Coffee, Twenty Minutes in My Backyard

Mahqan, a prized natural sweetner

Mahqan (pronounced MAH-kwahn) is an indigenous word for maple syrup. This article discusses the nutritional value of this natural resource in Maine.

White Faced Hornets

The photos are of a nest that black-faced hornets built on a window right over my raised cold frame! Since the nest is right on the window it is possible to see inside as well as outside.

Monday, October 8, 2012 Windsor Maine (Map 13)

Monday October 8, 2012 Windsor Maine: Frost yet? No, not here; not even a light one. So I am curious — looking through the archives of MNN I find that there have been other years, beginning in 1997 when this has happened (that’s the earliest archive). In certain years, according to the archives, frosts and […]

Notes From Joan

10/9 Today is one of those stunningly beautiful, brilliant blue sky days we have only in the fall. The freshly mowed lawn still has patches of spring green and the trees are in every stage of foliage. Some have dropped hardly a leaf while others, the ash, for example, are mostly bare. The yellow and […]

Caterpillar Identification

Can anyone identify this caterpillar? Clicking on the picture will take you to the original post. I haven’t been able to find this in MNN or online. A reader from Gouldboro has been searching for an ID. Thanks! Robin