With warm temperatures and weekday sunshine, spring is making a comeback in rural central New Hampshire. “Mud season” returns to dirt roads. The bomb-cratered, muddy duel-track road to our farm would put the back roads of Bhutan to shame.
Concord, N.H., April 1, 2008—The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, dedicated to land conservation and the wise use of the state’s abundant natural resources, hopes that a new development in the forests will promote both.
Coyotes woke me again last night – those "Dogs of March" howl in nightly pursuit of winter-weakened deer. At daybreak, a distant chorus of raucous crows likely marks the location of a new-fallen deer. The crust on the deep snow won't support a deer, but it does aid their pursuers.