Weekly Notes – November 9, 2013 Common Merganser

Common Mergansers, mysteries and nature’s clues in this weeks notes.

Weekly Notes – November 3, 2013

This week in Maine Nature News the season’s first snow, black bears are still active, woodpecker sightings and its the season for ‘tipping’?.

Quoddy Nature Notes

Hemlock murmurs from Socrates to Pennsylvania.

Quoddy Nature Notes – A Tale of a Tree

A Tale of a Tree tells the story of the land surrounding a tree that eventually succumbed to rot but not before a Pileated Woodpecker chiseled into the wood to find some ants.

Skowhegan (Map 21)

The photo I have attached is of our “Hemlar” tree. Years ago we planted the hemlock on the right. Several years later we planted the cedar and they now look like one tree.  JF (It bet it’s a nice shelter for birds during a storm. RF)

What’s This?

Do you know what this is? Hint: It’s a growth on a balsam tree.

Quoddy Nature Notes – Seasonal Foods

Seasonal Foods by Fred Gralenski With the summer winding down here in the Quoddy region it’s interesting to note the changing diet of the critters as some their foodstuff items have gone by, others are still available and some are just starting to ripen.  From my perspective this year was not a good year for […]