What in the Woods is That?
September 14th 2018
Demery Coppola of Guilford, Connecticut, found this leaf on the Saint Michael’s College campus in Vermont during her Environmental Science lab. Do you know what’s on its underside?
August 31st 2018
What do these three trees have in common? And can you name each: left, center, right?
August 17th 2018
These ferns were observed recently growing on/near calcareous rock. Do you know what species of fern this is?
August 3rd 2018
What are these small, skinny, pale green objects scattered on the forest floor?
July 18th 2018
What’s using this beech tree as a den?
July 6th 2018
Thanks to Felicia Harris for sending along this photo. First, a hint: It’s not a bird you’re likely to find in the forest. So now for a two-part quiz: Do you know what bird it is? And can you tell why it’s on this pebbly surface?
June 22nd 2018
These three trees (left, center, right) each have scars facing each other. Why?
June 8th 2018
This depression was observed shortly after the snow melted in a small opening in the woods of the Green Mountains. What is it?
May 24th 2018
This time we have a cross between Where’s Waldo? and Battleship. There’s a woodcock nesting in this photo by Sandy Dannis. Can you tell us which box (number/letter) it’s in?
May 11th 2018
This spring-flowering plant is fairly common in the Northeast, though it may not be recognizable yet. What plant is it? (The common name for the species is acceptable.)