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    Voles and Moose, Fungi and Spruce

    by John Pastor | September 2nd 2016

    Have you ever wondered why patch cuts in the North Woods become carpeted with spruce… More…

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    Leaf Litter Stunner

    by Todd McLeish | August 8th 2016

    A team of researchers has been studying the effects of adding extra leaf litter and… More…

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    Deer in the Diet

    by Todd McLeish | August 8th 2016

    Coyotes have become ubiquitous in the Northeast since they began colonizing the region in the… More…


The Outside Story

Weekly Quotation

Look for an abundance of freshly cut trees, saplings, and woody shrub stems in the vicinity of the pond. During autumn, beavers shift into overtime for food gathering. A colony may need to store hundreds of woody stems to have enough food for the winter.
—Susan Morse, "Tracking Tips: Beavers at Home for the Winter," Northern Woodlands