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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. more

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The colors of fall are coming soon, believe it or not. The orange of pumpkins, the yellows of squash, the greens of spinach and beans, the purples of grapes, the reds of apples, along with the cream color of milk and cheeses. more

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I loaded my bush hog on the trailer and hauled it to Westport to get some welding done. more

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It was -10 below this morning. For the third week in March, that is cold.  Too cold. But last night’s news was even colder. more

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The warm sun beat down on my arm as it hung out the window. more

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I attended the Farm Bureau meeting in Westport the other night. more

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Deer hunting is ending, so working in the woods is now my pleasure. more

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As a schooled ecologist/conservationist, I view the world through a biologist’s eye. more

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The clock read 5 a.m.  I was already awake and thinking about the day ahead. It’s Sept. 16, and training is scheduled in the North Country. more

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Every once in a while I will get a phone call, a letter or an email from someone who has a concern or would like some direction on a problem. more

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We went from a winter that didn’t seem to end to a spring where the rain never seems to end. more

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Spring is here. The weather is warming and growth is underway. Farmers have tilled fields and crops are being planted. Cows are going out to pasture and turkeys are gobbling! Tulips are blooming and dandelions are out in full force. more

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Spring has finally sprung, bout time I say. What little ice on the lake is gone and the water is warming so fish are getting active. more

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You know spring is coming when the fly fishing catalogs show up in the mail along with the seed catalogs. more

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How many times have you heard it said, “The kids nowadays don’t want to work”? more

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In my last article I talked about cutting a road through the woods. That road is done. It circles within my woodlot. This cleared path now allows me to walk the woods. more

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The weatherman and the Farmer’s Almanac, agree it’s officially a North Country winter. more

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My 6 point venison is in the freezer, salmon fishing is petering out and steelhead fishing is ongoing until the river freezes over or I bail out first. So, once again I return to the forest with either a shotgun or chainsaw, but either way, I take my more

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Every fisherman has a list of streams, lakes, states or even countries that he or she wants to fish before they become compost. more

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It’s raining as I write this, Monday, Aug. 1. Finally, we are getting a rain event that lasts longer than ten minutes. We need the rain badly. The farmers need it for their crops and the fish need it to raise the stream levels and cool the waters. more

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