A rehabilitated red-tailed hawk was released back into the wild by the New Hampshire Audubon Society President Michael Bartlett on Sept. 20, at the society’s raptor observation platform on the grounds of the Carter Hill Orchards.
This past spring Simon Huntington found the hawk in Manchester, where it may have fallen… 0
The woolly bear caterpillar is a weather prophet in a fur coat. It is black except for a reddish-brown band across its middle. Legend has it that the wider the middle band, the less severe the forthcoming winter. A narrow band predicts a longer, colder and snowier winter to come.
The myth seems to have originated… 0
Vincent Van Gogh’s painting “Sunflowers” sold in March 1987 for $39 million, but I can enjoy sunflowers in all their natural beauty for the mere price of a package of sunflower seeds and a little work in my backyard garden.
Sunflowers are native to the Americas, where they were cultivated as long ago as 2000… 0
Paul Basham, who makes appearances as the resident Insider naturalist, recently attended a religious service held at an island on Squam Lake. He wrote about the experience and shared it with us. Thanks, Paul!
Hikers along woodland trails this summer are apt to see pure white waxy plants about 6 to 10 inches tall that are shaped like pipes. They are called by various names, the most common of which is Indian Pipes.
Although they look much like fungi, they are actually non-chlorophyll flowering plants in the heath family.
Paul Basham sent us this article on painted turtles. For you animal-lovers (or reptile-lovers) out there, here's everything you ever wanted to know!
The painted turtle is the most widely distributed fresh water turtle in the United States and is the only one to range from coast to coast. Its habit of basking in the… 0