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‘A Hard Place to Grow Deer’

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

The winter of 2011 came slowly to north-central Maine. Low snowfall and mild temperatures had run through most... Read More »

Bald Eagles | Back Among US

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

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

Best Places to See Bald Eagles in New England

Best Places to See Bald Eagles in New England

5 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (76% score)

It’s easiest to spot bald eagles in winter, but keen eyes can find them year-round. Here are some of the... Read More »

Birding Hotspots: 5 Honorable Mentions

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Tim Gallagher shares his honorable mentions for the best places to spot birds in New England. Machias Seal... Read More »

Call of the Wild: Loons

Call of the Wild: Loons

12 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)

The haunting cry of the common loon is vanishing from many New England waters. Whether we hear it... Read More »

Eagles | Photographs

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Bill Dean has lived in Monson, Massachusetts for 30 years and has used that time to hone his... Read More »

Gray Seals | The Most Controversial Animal in New England

5 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (76% score)

Gray seals once were all but eliminated from New England waters. They give birth each fall on our... Read More »

How in the World Do You Get a Skunk out of a Bottle? | Yankee Classic

8 votes, 4.88 avg. rating (95% score)

Excerpt from “How in the World Do You Get a Skunk out of a Bottle,” Yankee Magazine, June... Read More »

Maine Black Bears | Yankee Classic

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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

Maine’s Moose Country

5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Coming upon a moose in the wilds of Maine requires that you pass through three stages of comprehension.... Read More »

Photographing Red Foxes

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I consider myself a naturalist, and I’ve found myself on a continuous quest to learn about and to... Read More »

Puffins and Other Sea Birds

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Yankee Classic from April 1999 by Susan Shetterly The Gulf of Maine narrows at the south of the... Read More »

Puffins at East Egg Rock, Maine

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Yankee Classic from August 1983 by Ron Winslow Steve Kress worked diligently to establish a breeding colony of... Read More »

Raccoon Deterrent | 4 Ways to Keep Raccoons out of Garbage Cans

Raccoon Deterrent | 4 Ways to Keep Raccoons out of Garbage Cans

7 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (72% score)

Sometimes a practical raccoon deterrent can yield surprising results. Find out how this method keeps raccoons away from... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Birds of Maine

12 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (89% score)

From the once-endangered bald eagle to the clownish-looking puffin, there’s a wide selection of birds to watch for... Read More »

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

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Tim Gallagher, editor-in-chief of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Living Bird magazine and author of numerous books, including... Read More »

The Best Places to Watch Wildlife in New England

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Few experiences are more awe-inspiring than watching a whale launch its massive body this close to your boat,... Read More »

The Maine Birding Trail

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Fog shrouded Cutler Harbor as we started the engine and cruised past lobster boats coming in with their... 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 »

What the Locals Know | Where to Spot Moose

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The best viewing months are usually May, June, September, October, and December. Although group tours by car or... Read More »

Wild Turkeys in New Hampshire | Return of the Native

7 votes, 4.57 avg. rating (89% score)

By the late 1960s, there hadn’t been a wild turkey in New Hampshire for more than a century.... Read More »



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