Great Blue Heron

This great blue heron was determined to land at our pond yesterday morning and went for a swim. We have working farm dogs that keep crows, eagles and hawks from harming our poultry. They chased and barked at the heron as it circled the pond. It vocalized often, something I hadn’t heard. I put the […]

Talmadge (Map 45), Ash Trees and more

The ash trees here are holding their leaves 10 days to date later than previous years. Their colors are not the normal shades of yellow they’ve been for the 13 years I’ve lived here. This year the trees are still 70% covered and the colors range from light shades of yellow to burnt orange to […]

September, 2009

Volume 14, No. 9 What Is It? We have answers! Over the last three weeks I have gone to all my usual spots looking for milkweed plants. NONE! The dried stems from last year are there but none from this season at all. This is in the Biddeford/Saco area. Anyone else notice this? JB September […]