Weekly Notes March 31, 2013

Turkeys, Turtles, Peepers and Bird Nests in this weeks Maine Nature News.

New Banner – Snapping Turtle

I’ve replaced the banner to reflect turtle mating season. There were approximately two dozen dead snapping turtles on the roads between Lincoln and Brunswick last Thursday. They’re on the move this time of year to find a place to lay eggs. Hitting a turtle will of course kill it, and it can also cause damage […]

Quoddy Nature Notes – Spring Wrap Up

Here it is, June, so spring in the Quoddy region is essentially over.  Now is the time to take a deep breath, stand back a bit from the clutter of ongoing projects, both physical and mental, and wonder, “What happened?” Our spring arrived early this year, and the leaves and flowers followed suit.  The amphibian […]

September, 2009

Volume 14, No. 9 What Is It? We have answers! Over the last three weeks I have gone to all my usual spots looking for milkweed plants. NONE! The dried stems from last year are there but none from this season at all. This is in the Biddeford/Saco area. Anyone else notice this? JB September […]