WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? The apple tree pruning season is now far in the rear-view mirror, but I came across this photo taken on the last day of pruning somewhere near Margaretville. Pretty cool tree to leave off on. The photo doesn’t really do it justice, but thisContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I like fishing most for brook trout in small, remote mountain streams. Often, these streams dead-end at the head of a hollow in a beaver meadow, miles from the nearest beaver encampment. I wondered if I’d ever see a beaver in transit or commutingContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Spring has arrived. As I stepped out of the truck last weekend I couldn’t help but snap a couple photos of early snowdrops and crocuses beginning to bloom beneath a sugar maple. Commonly seen flowering in late February or March snowdrops get an earlyContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Another maple sugaring season is in the books. After doing this for 15 years, I can say I still enjoy making the sweet stuff. Maple sugaring or the process hasn’t changed too much for me. However, many things have changed around me. Instead ofContinue Reading