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Kirk Dorsey wanted to be an ornithologist, so he went to Cornell University. “But I was not a particularly good student at ornithology…all the biology classes. But I was taking history classes for fun.” And in his junior year he found himself in a US Foreign Policy class.
Aldo Leopold wrote, “The months of the year, from January up to June, are a geometric progression in the abundance of distractions.” It certainly seems so on the floodplain, especially during May and June when the distractions are so abundant that it’s hard to choose what to watch becau
New Hampshire benefits from the presence of seven different turtle species. This week on Something Wild we’re taking a closer look at two of the most common species you can find all over the state: painted turtles and snapping turtles.
Despite the erosion that has exposed half of its roots, the Conservation Center’s mulberry tree survived another winter, with a rich diversity of berry eaters gracing its branches from mid June through mid July.
We’ve experienced an uneasy peace for five consecutive nights, a ceasefire during the two a.m. to five a.m. pre-dawn window when the raids typically occur. We know it was a bear – we saw it on wildlife cameras rigged at the chicken coop.