Weekly Notes ~ Phenomena of Phenology

Patience and persistence are found in studying the phenomena of phenology in nature’s ways.


Porcupines, fascinating curiosities and decided nuisances of the second largest rodent in North America.

Weekly Notes February 24, 2013

Winter Beaver lodges, porcupine trails and ice jams lead up to Monday’s full moon at Maine Nature News.

Porcupine Damage (Map 44)

A porcupine, or maybe more than one, has been very busy over a period of two weeks. Their teeth grow and have to be kept at a proper length by chewing to prevent overgrowth. Overgrown teeth can cause starvation.

Robin’s Journal – From the Observation Stand

Saturday, August 13, 2011 Molunkus Stream, Molunkus Ten miles out a dirt road, past the beaver lodge, behind a gate, around many corners and up and down hills, sits an observation deck on the edge of five acre field. It’s not the only place to sit and quietly observe, mostly unnoticed, but it’s my favorite. […]