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Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers

Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers

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One pair of puffins nesting in the U.S. in 1901 (on Matinicus Rock, Maine) 1,000 pairs (approx.) of... Read More »

Bald Eagles | Back Among US

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After near-annihilation and a decades-long absence, bald eagles are back among us. Spotting one of these majestic birds... Read More »

June Bugs | The Blunderers of June

June Bugs | The Blunderers of June

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 These hardheaded heralds of spring go by many names, but June bugs probably says it best. In one... Read More »

Maine Black Bears | Yankee Classic

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This Yankee Magazine Classic is from December 1978 Also, read a photographer’s account of his 2007 excursion to... Read More »

One Way to Catch a Hoot Owl

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Welcome to the April 2011 edition of “Jud’s New England Journal,” the rather curious monthly musings of Judson... Read More »

Raccoons | Common Raccoon Diseases

Raccoons | Common Raccoon Diseases

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Raccoons are one of New England’s most common wild animals. Clever and cunning, they can be cute or... Read More »

Raccoons | Fun Facts

Raccoons | Fun Facts

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Clever, cute, and native to North America, raccoons are one of New England’s most recognizable wild animals. We... Read More »

Skunk Cabbage | The First Flower of Spring

Skunk Cabbage | The First Flower of Spring

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Skunk cabbage earned its homely name by its aroma. The odor — which has been described as “a... Read More »

Snowy Owls | New England by the Numbers

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Did you know snowy owls can live up to 32 years? Learn more tidbits and trivia about one... Read More »

Spring Peepers | The Sound of Spring

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Excerpt from “The Sound of Spring,” Yankee Magazine, April 1984 In 1956, when I was nine years old, we... Read More »

The Best Places to Watch Wildlife in New England

The Best Places to Watch Wildlife in New England

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Few experiences are more awe-inspiring than watching a whale launch its body next to your boat, or seeing... Read More »

Tracking Maine Black Bears | Photographs

Tracking Maine Black Bears | Photographs

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Follow a team of wildlife biologists, including photographer Carl D. Walsh, into the winter shelters (yes, that means... Read More »



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