Outdoors Stories by Robin Follette

It’s been 15 days since I read two stories on Writers Forum with Ellie O’Leary on WERU. I’m a bit halting and need more practice but for my second ever reading, it’s not too bad. I had a lot of fun with Ellie and Elizabeth Garber. You can listen to the stories on WERU.  

Robin’s Journal – Finally, The Frost

I went to a Landscaping for Wildlife workshop given by Lisa Kane of Maine Inland Fisheries & Wildlife a few weeks ago, and have an idea of what I’ll be planting for the birds. The garden will be approximately one-half acre.

A Young Bull Moose

Around 9:45 this morning, while picking the last of the corn in the garden, I heard excited voices from what sounded like a nearby dirt road. I couldn’t understand them but the excitement was unmistakable. I grabbed my camera, pen and paper and jumped in the truck in search of successful hunters. I drove half […]

Please Don’t Rescue The Fawns

If you find young wildlife you think needs to be rescued, please don’t take matters into your own hands. Please call for help.  To reach a game warden 24-hours a day, please contact the dispatch at the regional communication center nearest you at one of the numbers below. Regional Communication Center (Gray)  1-800-228-0857 Regional Communication […]

Robin’s Journal – A Dirt Road, a Mole and Moose

The sun was out yesterday morning. I swear I could hear the dirt roads calling. “Come out for a ride. You know you want to.” I filled the CamelBak with cold water and lime slices, got the bag of almonds to munch on and grabbed the camera. I went to Democrat Ridge first, discovered wet […]

Vixen – Carroll (Map 45)

We watched this vixen through the brush in Carroll early Saturday morning. She was sitting with her eyes closed, seeming to nap in the sunshine. She heard my husband walk up behind me, turned to look, then closed her eyes again.