Spring is slow coming this year, but as a result we recently had on our carport/roof/feeder a huge flock of redpolls, the sparrow-like birds which “irrupt” every other year or so from the far north.
Hanging Dams are the answer
Last spring I wrote in this column that I was very surprised to see a muskrat “house” in the cedar swamp, because the vernal pools there dry up completely in the summer.
The ribs I cracked three weeks ago are much better, so when a friend called asking if I could be ready in 20 minutes for a walk through an “old growth forest” with an expert biologist and ecologist, I could and I was!
Got knotweed?! Want to get rid of it?
Please don't buy or transplant this nasty plant.
I’ve been working out a route through a local white cedar swamp.
To judge by the jam-packed Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts room in Blue Mt. Lake the other week, Adirondackers are interested in the native wild cats of the Park.
Deer ticks (now more often called “black-legged ticks”) and the Lyme disease they can carry are here in the Adirondacks to stay.