Category Archives: Maple Trees

Red Maple, Sugar Maple, Silver Maple, Striped Maple, Mountain Maple, Norway Maple, Box Elder

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. Continue reading

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Weekly Notes – September 29, 2013

Red, Sugar, Mountain, Moose. Maple leaves are turning color, can you I.D all seven species found in Maine? Also see a satellite photo of night time light in Maine and all of Norther NE. Continue reading

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Weekly Notes April 7, 2013

Eagle’s nest, red maples flower and the mighty hunter of the night sky bids farewell until next fall, meanwhile we can view the International Space Station as it crosses the night sky over Maine with Astronaut Chris Cassidy on board. Continue reading

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Weekly Notes March 17, 2013

Learn what the vernal equinox and magnetic declination have in common. Loons are waiting for ice-out, woodcocks are arriving and maple syrup is boiling while bear cubs are placed in surrogate dens. It is a time to reflect on this and more in this week’s Maine Nature Notes. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Weekly Notes February 10, 2013

Barred Owls, Spalted Maple, Bald-faced Hornets and Nemo all in this week’s Maine Nature News. Continue reading

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Tiny Red Maple

Young, diseased and stressed maples start to change color first.

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