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.

Maine’s Black Bears – live video

The Wildlife Research Foundation has live video of Lugnut, an adult black bear, and her two newborn cubs online now. The cubs were born on January 16. This is an opportunity to learn a lot about Maine’s bears. I made a donation this morning and will be checking in on Lugnut and the cubs daily […]