What in the Woods is That?
July 8th 2016
What’s on these leaves?
June 22nd 2016
Because different species and varieties of trees break bud at different times, there’s a big variance in the amount of new growth this time of year at Christmas tree farms. Using the new foliage as one clue, can you identify the order of the trees in these photos from left…
June 10th 2016
What is hiding beneath the leaves?
May 27th 2016
It’s the beginning of another mowing season, and green is only one of many colors found on most rural lawns. While yellow dandelions are seemingly everywhere, these small white and purple flowers are also a common sight. What are they?
May 13th 2016
Found in a vernal pool in late April. What is it?
April 29th 2016
Great early spring bird food…what are they?
April 14th 2016
This polypore shelf fungus was found on a large aspen tree in Vermont. But what’s that living inside?
April 1st 2016
This substance was recently discovered beneath a hemlock that displayed multiple holes and oozing sap. What is it?
March 18th 2016
Back to the basics for this one: what in the woods is this?
March 4th 2016
We’re flipping the script a little this time. If you’ve ever spent time in a beaver flowage, you’ve probably seen unexplained (maybe unexplainable) beaver chewing like this. For some reason, some beavers chew trees into blocks, similar to how a log would be bucked into firewood. Many of these logs…