While I was at the muskeg this afternoon, I decided to check around for ants. I looked closely at a mound of moss that had built up around the base of a tree and did not notice any ants. I poked at it a little bit, moving moss around a little bit to see what … Read more

Devil’s Club

It looks to me like most shrubs have budded and started putting out leaves already, but not the devil’s club. I looked closely today at the stalks, and there did not seem to be even the slightest bit of swelling from the buds. I guess it is a relatively late starter.

Summer in April?

Part of the forecast for today was “unseasonably warm.” It certainly was. Temperatures were in the mid-60’s. The warm weather is forecast to last through the weekend.