WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Got a chance to take the gun for a walk on Opening Day of Gun Season. Saw a couple of deer. More notably, I watched a medium-sized black bear dig under leaves for food for 1/2 hour. He was so pre-occupied with his foragingContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Apple trees are tough. Many trees have long turned color & dropped their leaves to the ground; not apple. Some apples still have green leaves & haven’t given up on taking in some sunshine just yet. There is a tree here in Arkville IContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Two nights ago I got to experience quite a remote and “foresty” rendezvous just after nightfall. Just after dark & sitting 25 feet or so in a red maple I heard the soft crunches of leaves from one side. They were quickly answered byContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Last week I got my first doe of the hunting season (it’s currently archery season). The doe was healthy looking & average-sized for the area I hunt. Each year I take notice of the fat growing on the deer’s rump. I use this fatContinue Reading