A Plague of Locusts

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…but not the kind you’d think! Regular readers may recall our project from earlier this year to improve nesting and foraging habitat for wood turtles at one of our regular field sites along Nashoba Brook in Acton, MA. The first-pass mowing and scarification were a great start, but … Continued

First Finds at a New Field Site!

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A beaver slaps its tail in the marsh.  White-tailed deer drink at the water’s edge. A Northen harrier soars overhead and piliated woodpeckers call in forest. Numerous dragonflies, damselflies, and bees buzz and whiz by among the pond lilies and aquatic smartweed.  Among them several species of frogs and fish lurk in the water below.  Where am I? New Hampshire? Surely somewhere at least … Continued