What in the Woods is That?
February 16th 2018
Strange markings on a red maple tree’s bark. What caused it?
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?
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?
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?
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?
December 7th 2017
What are these white bits on the moss-covered rock?
November 22nd 2017
Spotted on a Christmas tree farm, it’s taller than many of the young trees and still standing straight in late November. What is this plant?
November 10th 2017
What happened to these beech trees?
October 26th 2017
A wheelbarrow full of small chunks generated while working up a load of log-length firewood. This byproduct probably wouldn’t have existed 10 years ago. What are they and what changed?
October 13th 2017
What caused this digging in the woods? Hint: The photographer took the picture from a safe distance.