Quoddy Nature Notes

Wrap up 2012 and Compare                 With the growing season over and most of the needles have fallen off of the Hackmatacks, it’s interesting to look back and contemplate what happened.  My garden was poor this year.  I fell far behind right at the start and the poor garden sort of had to fend for […]

Quoddy Nature Notes – Bon Appetit

Bon appétit Now that we are well into 2010, most of us can, without too many pains of a well-scarred conscience, recall the New Year’s resolutions that we failed to keep.  I was reminded of my neglect a while back when looking through ‘A Popular Handbook of the Birds of the United States and Canada’, […]

Skowhegan (Map 3)

Not a very newsy winter here. For a couple of days a small flock of Bohemian Waxwings has been here dining on the small fruit of my flowering crabapple tree. These are very attractive birds. I tried unsuccessfully to get a picture worth sending. JF