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I never tire of watching the aerial acrobatics of swallows as they swoop over fields, darting back and forth to snap up flying insects. With their...

For animals, swindling others is a strategy


Picture a robin, out in the morning and hopping around the park. It finds breakfast in the form of a worm, but out of the nearby trees swoops a...

Spring has sprung in New Hampshire. More sun and higher temps mean blooming trees, fragrant flowers, and more people out and about. Spring also...

It’s Mother’s Day – a perfect day to get to know one of New Hampshire’s most unusual wild mothers. As North America’s only marsupial, the opossum...

I enjoyed watching birds visit my feeders during the winter, and sometimes they were so numerous, I felt I should call the air traffic control to...

Outside story: Salamander Secrets


On a warm, rainy April night a few years ago, I drove up our muddy, rutted dirt road through the mist, steering around the wood frogs hopping...

Toot toot, not hoot hoot


During a recent evening trip to the shed to fetch some firewood, I heard a strange sound in the woods. I recognized the sound but listened intently...

Hostile takeover


On Jan. 19, David Brooks reported on a plan to remove some invasive plants that have taken over the banks of the Merrimack River near Fort Eddy...

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