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    Summer 2018

    by Jim Block | Summer 2018
    Photographer Jim Block got this striking shot of an American bittern thanks to a bit of serendipity. “During a group hike on the Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway…

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    Spring 2018

    by Kent McFarland | Spring 2018
    “While birdwatching one sunny April morning in the famed Sapsucker Woods at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, I crossed a footbridge on a trail and…

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    Winter 2017

    by Nathanael Asaro | Winter 2017
    This image was taken last December from the summit of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak. “The summit had been covered in clouds all morning while…

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    Autumn 2017

    by Bob M. Montgomery | Autumn 2017
    Walking a field at the edge of Lake Memphremagog one fall evening, photographer Bob M. Montgomery found that the angle of the setting sun offered…

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    Summer 2017

    by Nathanael Asaro | Summer 2017
    “I took this image on the Subway trail on Mt. Mansfield in Vermont,” says photographer Nathanael Asaro. The trail runs parallel to the west side…

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    Spring 2017

    by Abby Rowlee | Spring 2017
    Photographer Abby Rowlee got this shot on an April night at her family’s sugarhouse (Hi-Hollow Maples) in Reading, Vermont, where the Rowlee family has lived…

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    Winter 2016

    by Robert Strickland | Winter 2016
    Snowy owls hail from the frozen tundra of the far north. However, during the coldest months of the year, they’ll often fly south in search…

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    Autumn 2016

    by Mary Holland | Autumn 2016
    “I was following a porcupine one fall day as it ambled up a slight wooded incline,” said naturalist, writer, and photographer Mary Holland. “At one…

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    Summer 2016

    by John Burk | Summer 2016
    Located in the scenic foothills of northwest Connecticut, Enders Falls is a unique, quarter-mile-long chain of five waterfalls and associated pools, ledges, and gorges. The…

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    Spring 2016

    by Susan C. Morse | Spring 2016
    “We were exploring a remote wetland within the Brushwood Community Forest in West Fairlee, Vermont,” says Susan C. Morse, who captured this shot. “I was…

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    Winter 2015

    by Kent McFarland | Winter 2015
    “Just after the snow melts away but before the growing season starts, the northwoods is vulnerable to wildfire. As a volunteer firefighter, I was assigned…

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    Summer 2015

    by Frank Kaczmarek | Summer 2015
    One August morning while hiking a trail in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, I came upon a small cluster of the shiny cinnamon polypore mushroom (Coltricia…

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    Spring 2015

    by Roger Irwin | Spring 2015
    A simple shot of a black bear nursing her cubs, right? Photographer Roger Irwin explains there’s more to the story. “I had put a dead…

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    Winter 2014

    by Frank Kaczmarek | Winter 2014
    A maple leaf frozen in time (and ice) near the edge of a small pond in northern New Hampshire. “The blue seen in the shot…

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    Autumn 2014

    by Frank Kaczmarek | Autumn 2014
    Photographer Frank Kaczmarek captured this impressionistic photograph at a small pond in northern New Hampshire. “Including the lily pads in the frame, in a small…

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    Summer 2014

    by Stephen Long | Summer 2014
    Northern Woodlands co-founder and former editor Steve Long found this design in the heartwood of a maple tree he was bucking for firewood. People in…

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    Spring 2014

    by Mary Holland | Spring 2014
    Three tom turkeys vie for the attention of one hen. If puffed out feathers, red wattles, fanned tails and lowered wings don’t win her over,…

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    Autumn 2013

    by Frank Kaczmarek | Autumn 2013
    Photographer Frank Kaczmarek took this photo on a dew-laden, early autumn morning. “One of my favorite web-building spiders is the black and yellow argiope (Argiope…

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    Summer 2013

    by John Timmis | Summer 2013
    Photographer John Timmis captured this image on Wilson Pond in Greenville, Maine. “She would disappear underwater going after aquatic vegetation,” he remembered, “causing the flies…

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    Spring 2013

    by Frank Kaczmarek | Spring 2013
    While on a late-spring hike, photographer Frank Kaczmarek came across a bald-faced hornet nest that had dislodged from a tree. He took out his camera…