Byline: By RUTH SMITH

Leaf peeping time

10/10/18

It’s autumn, a time when our attention is drawn to leaves because of the spectacular pallet which their changing colors create on the landscape. In...

At this time of year, I often hear people say, “The goldenrod is in bloom and my allergies are acting up.” Those two things may happen at the same...

Nature’s own light show

6/29/18

This week, many communities will put on firework displays to celebrate of our nation’s birthday. On one night for a few minutes, the sky will be...

With the start of summer, if you plan to spend time around lakes and ponds or hiking in the woods, be on the lookout for New Hampshire’s state...

Piranhas of the air. New Hampshire’s state bird. Buffalo gnats.They go by many names but mostly we call them: black flies.These tiny insects, which...

Mother Nature can play some tricks

4/5/18

April Fool’s Day is a perfect time to explore some of the various ways that animals can fool us. They may change color, blend in with their...

Perfect time to visit a beaver den

2/3/18

If you let the deep cold of winter keep you inside, you’ll miss out on some wonderful possibilities for exploration that don’t exist in warmer...

Otters adapted to winter’s cold

1/7/18

Wild animals utilize various strategies for surviving harsh winter conditions.Some of them, like some people, migrate to warmer climates.Others...

A gift of birds

12/4/17

Many people experience December as a frenzied time of preparing for the end-of-year holidays. There are gifts to buy, decorations to put up...

Winterberry brightens a drab landscape

11/22/17

The breath-taking colors of autumn are only a memory now as late fall blends into early winter. As I gaze over the landscape there’s a distinctive...

Dead leaves cling on to some trees

11/3/17

Recent heavy winds and rain have brought down many of the autumn leaves, but there are some that will remain on the trees long past autumn, through...

Later this month, some people will don masks and go skulking around at night seeking yummy things to eat, just like one of New Hampshire’s native...

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