Monthly Archives: August 2015

Signs of Fall 1: Fawns and Cicadas, Fogs and Crab Grass

Our two fawns have grown tall and fat this summer, and their spots are just starting to fade. Their diet of browse and mother’s milk augmented by many pounds of black oil sunflower seeds and shelled corn from my bird … Continue reading

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Signs of Summer 12: American Chestnut Trees

Last February I wrote a very hopeful essay about the possible resurrection of the American chestnut tree. American chestnuts were once one of the most abundant trees in the eastern United States making up thirty to fifty percent of all … Continue reading

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