Winter Deer Yards

Winter Deer Yards White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus   As we ride along, last night's frost glitters in the sunlight like a … [Read more...]

Weekly Notes – September 29, 2013

Foliage season may be the shortest season when compared to Black Fly, Summer, Winter and of course Mud Season, but it is certainly the prettiest … [Read more...]

Weekly Notes April 7, 2013

It seems that winter refuses to release it's frigid grip on Maine. Not many observations of migrants this past week, but the year-round resident birds … [Read more...]

Weekly Notes March 17, 2013

Mature loons have completed their winter molt and are ready to migrate to northern waters as soon as ice-out begins.  The loon pictured was seen on … [Read more...]

Mahqan, a prized natural sweetner

Mahqan (pronounced MAH-kwahn) is an indigenous word for maple syrup. It is made by collecting the sap of maple trees as it flows out of a small wound … [Read more...]

Weekly Notes February 10, 2013

Barred Owls may be one of the best known of the Owls that inhabit Maine.  Their call is a distinctive 'Who Cooks for Whooooo' and they are often seen … [Read more...]

Tiny Red Maple

Young, diseased and stressed maples start to change color first. … [Read more...]