What in the Woods is That?

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    Odd Scene

    April 13th 2018

    A scene in crusty-snow. What are the objects on top of the snow and why are they concentrated in a line?

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    Stumper in Snow

    March 30th 2018

    Sandy Dannis spotted this strange snow scene in Dalton, New Hampshire. What are we looking at here?

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    Unusual Growths

    March 16th 2018

    What explains the unusual growths on this tree?

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    Baffling Beaver Pond

    March 2nd 2018

    This photo came in to us a few months back from Pam Landry, wildlife education specialist with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife. She came across this beaver pond with a group of students following a heavy rain. What’s collecting on the surface?

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    Strange Markings

    February 16th 2018

    Strange markings on a red maple tree’s bark. What caused it?

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    Mystery in Maine

    February 2nd 2018

    Thanks to Anne Huntington for sending along this photo. The picture was taken (in Wayne, Maine) after a heavy rain that was followed by a cold snap. What’s going on with this tree?

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    Window: 1 Bird: 0

    January 19th 2018

    Sadly, we witnessed a bird meet its demise this week by running into a window. Can you tell from these photos what kind of bird it is?

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    Mystery Ornament

    January 5th 2018

    Rachel Putnam came across this strange sight while on a chilly walk in Orford, New Hampshire. She was able to identify this substance in a balsam tree, can you?

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    What in Blazes?

    December 22nd 2017

    This isn’t a trail blaze. What is the circular white spot (and the other smaller white spots) on the bark of this sugar maple tree?

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    What’s Up, Moss?

    December 7th 2017

    What are these white bits on the moss-covered rock?