Naturalist Nicholas Culpepper made a valid observation when he noted that “God and nature made nothing in vain.” He was speaking of...
“The Redcoats are coming, the Redcoats are coming.” This isn’t a flashback to 1775, although I am writing on the historic Patriots Day holiday...
“Look up, it’s a bird, it’s a plane” No, it’s not Superman, but it is super-natural. The superheroes of the sky this week will be the Lyrid...
This is fair warning, the article that you are about to read is a primer on poop, a discussion of droppings, and an explanation of excrement....
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There is a bright side to everything, says a true optimist. While I am not always optimistic, I do try to make lemonade out of lemons. Consider...
Don’t let Mother Nature fool you. She can take a joke. She was, perhaps, the original jokester, fooling us with species such as “false...
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The charms of up-Island are numerous, but I had my own reasons to take a Sunday drive up Middle Road last weekend.  Topping my list of...
Birdfeeders are not only for the birds. It is a virtual Noah’s Ark at my feeder, with a surprising diversity of wildlife taking their turn for...
Birds are changing their winter ranges as a result of climate change. Average temperatures in January have increased more than five degrees...

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