Nat Geo – Winter Expedition Day One Continued

Continued from here. You would think the cold created a woods devoid of life, frozen, if you will, until the spring thaw brings warmth and energy back to Little Moose Mountain. You would be wrong! Throughout most of our hike, the calls and chatter of Golden-crowned Kinglets, Black-capped Chickadees, and Red Squirrels rained down on…

Duke Nicholas School – The Importance of Nature Writing

I have recently taken it upon myself to sign up for a library card in my local town, frequent used book stores, and peruse the discount shelves of new-title book seller establishments: I have decided that I need to return to my roots as a prolific reader. Somewhere in college I became caught up in…

Birding Maine – Fishing for Loons Part II

Continued from Fishing for Loons. Loons are smart birds, and over the years certain loons on certain lakes have discovered that when an angler catches a fish, that fish is ripe for the taking. They swoop in like underwater torpedoes, stealing the trout and zooming off. While it may be a boon for the loons,…