Winter Deer Yards

The stark beauty of winter often reveals the harsh existence of this gentle creature in its role in the food chain to transfer energy from the herbivores to the carnivores in winter deer yards.

Weekly Notes – October 27, 2013

Moose sparing, live fish netting and state-wide frost are this week’s nature news and in public policy news links to public comments on Open Pit Mining regulations.

Weekly Notes – October 6, 2013

Moose use an old skidder path for bedding and browse area. The achene of Bristly Buttercups hitch a ride on the author’s pantleg and doll’s eyes are silently keeping watch in the woods, all this and more in this weeks notes.

Weekly Notes – September 8, 2013

Naturalized apple trees growing along an abandoned field edge provide abundant wildlife observation in this week’s Maine Nature News.

Weekly Notes – August 25, 2013

A not so ordinary Monday in the office quickly takes the author outside for a week’s worth of nature observation.

Weekly Notes – May 19, 2013

Moose are on the move, migrants are settling into their summer habitats, the black fly report and fiddleheads in this week’s Maine Nature News!

Weekly Notes February 3, 2013

Moose horns and Big Brown Bats in the news this week along with extreme temperatures and wind gusts all in a day in Maine.

Size Comparison Between Moose and Deer Tracks

I’m unsure of the age and size of the moose that made the track except that it’s too small to be a mature bull. The deer track is too large to be a fawn but isn’t from a mature deer.  

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 […]