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Evelyn Greene

I’ve been getting out the door more this spring, mostly just exploring the woods around here. more

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I’ve been watching animal behavior since I was the kid who tamed the “wild kittens” when their mother first led them out of the dark recesses of our attic or cellar. more

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To each his own. A friend recently looked at a children’s book about turkey vultures and commented on what ugly birds they are. more

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I’ve had an exciting orchid hunting season this year. more

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In 1990 a conservation group I was in led Yngvar Isachsen, the prominent NYS Museum geologist, to a “tafone”, one of what I used to call “holey boulders” because that is what they are. more

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Bernd Heinrich did it again--spent many, many hours up in trees (as he did when studying ravens) figuring out the answers to puzzles—real, natural science ones. more

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A friend who lives down past Albany fought her 15 gray squirrels all last winter and ended up eating a couple of them. That made her feel better but that still left 13 to torment her. more

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From our front yard an hour or so before dark, I like to watch for the beautiful turkey vultures as they sail around the sky before they land to roost for the night. more

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I’ve been exploring more of the vast wild lands we have available for free here in the Adirondack Park. more

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I’ve been getting out the door more this spring, mostly just exploring the woods around here. more

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I’ve been watching animal behavior since I was the kid who tamed the “wild kittens” when their mother first led them out of the dark recesses of our attic or cellar. more

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To each his own. A friend recently looked at a children’s book about turkey vultures and commented on what ugly birds they are. more

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Ramblings 7-9-16.jpg

Picasa

I’ve had an exciting orchid hunting season this year. more

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cutline - rocks 6-11-6.jpg

Picasa

In 1990 a conservation group I was in led Yngvar Isachsen, the prominent NYS Museum geologist, to a “tafone”, one of what I used to call “holey boulders” because that is what they are. more

Community Columnists

Bernd Heinrich did it again--spent many, many hours up in trees (as he did when studying ravens) figuring out the answers to puzzles—real, natural science ones. more

Community Columnists

A friend who lives down past Albany fought her 15 gray squirrels all last winter and ended up eating a couple of them. That made her feel better but that still left 13 to torment her. more

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From our front yard an hour or so before dark, I like to watch for the beautiful turkey vultures as they sail around the sky before they land to roost for the night. more

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I’ve been exploring more of the vast wild lands we have available for free here in the Adirondack Park. more

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Come to a gardening workshop at Tannery Pond Community Center on Saturday, the 18th of July, to learn native or innocuous alternatives to non-native and invasive plants. more

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Funny thing—when I ask people if they would like to walk a trail in a certain swamp, most of them have something else to do more

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Recovering from a strange malady recently, I ambled up a wonderful new trail that every oldster with workable legs and a walking stick or two should try. more

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Last call for Japanese Knotweed (aka Mexican Bamboo) eradication this year! more

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Here’s an up and coming sure thing profession of the future in the Adirondacks: tree surgeon/remover of dead trees/cutter upper of same. more

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During a trip to Albany I recently fell on a beautiful white, but very hard, marble floor and “cracked” a rib or two. more

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It took a niece from Manhattan to notice a very rare visitor to our feeding roof (over the carport) one night recently. more

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A powerful power point show on winter “irruptive” birds brought out a crowd from far and wide to the Tannery Pond Community Center on Feb. 22 for a “Cabin Fever” lecture sponsored by the Adirondack Museum. more

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For winter newcomers to the Upper Hudson, and you who have not read or understood my many attempts to explain this before: That brilliant white stuff that sometimes fills the Hudson from Thurman to The Glen is not snow, and has nothing to do with it. more

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The spectacular fall weather has finally succumbed to the season, and frazil ice has even formed in the Hudson. more

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As I write this on Oct. 7 I have just picked another small basket of tomatoes, zucchini and pole beans, a good month later than usual—no frost yet! more

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