darke eyed bird sitting on sand outside.

Taking Flight

What’s been seen: The best birders are strategists. That’s not to say that they have to be to have fun and be successful – success, of course, being a personal definition. It’s perfectly fine to wander and discover. But a plan that takes into account season, weather, habitat, and past history can lead to wondrous…

Taking Flight

What’s been seen: The best birders are strategists. That’s not to say that they have to be to have fun and be successful – success, of course, being a personal definition. It’s perfectly fine to wander and discover. But a plan that takes into account season, weather, habitat, and past history can lead to wondrous…

June 2021 Taking Flight

What’s Been Seen: As expected, May was a whirlwind in Hull. It certainly ended on a down note for all of us, with heavy rain dampening everything for the final three days of the month. But migration happened, and in a big way for Hull. Fifty-five species of birds were reported from Straits Pond throughout…

Water Wisdom

Water Wisdom A column by the Weir River Watershed Association ‘Going green’ can mean rethinking traditional summer yard care “In nature, nothing exists alone.” – Rachel Carson Area nurseries need police details to direct traffic, and no one can get the landscaping companies to call back – it’s spring on the South Shore. Visions of…