What in the Woods is That?

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    Log Spill

    February 17th 2017

    What is spilling out of this log? (Thanks to Bonnie Pease for the photo.)

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    Game Cam Apparition

    February 2nd 2017

    A game camera captured this animal shape on a beaver dam in late January. What animal is it?

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    Miniscule Mystery

    January 20th 2017

    Christina Erickson came upon masses of these tiny black creatures in the woods in Charlotte, Vermont, just after Thanksgiving. What are they?

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    Mushroom Madness

    January 6th 2017

    Cheryl Cullion came across this unusual mushroom in Intervale, New Hampshire. We’re wondering, what caused it to grow like this?

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    Stumped

    December 22nd 2016

    What is happening to the top of this stump? Clue: It is part of a long row of white spruce planted together decades ago and more recently thinned by removing every other tree. Thanks to Kyle Mason for the photos.

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    Mystery Mound

    December 9th 2016

    This moss-covered mound, around 100 feet long and 4 feet wide, was spotted high on a mountain in a stand of red spruce and balsam fir. What do you think it might be?

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    What in the Water?

    November 23rd 2016

    Dana Hillesland sent us these photos she took in northwestern New Hampshire in October. We want to know: What in the Water is That?

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    Cylindrical Stumper

    November 10th 2016

    What are we looking at here?

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    Fuzzy Puzzler

    October 28th 2016

    Spotted beside a pond. What’s on this sapling?

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    Leaves of Three

    October 14th 2016

    “Leaves of three, let them be” is the old saying to help keep you from touching poison ivy, but not all plants that have leaves or leaflets arranged in groups of threes have the potential to cause you discomfort. These five plants were observed in mid-summer in southern Vermont on…