Category Archives: Ice

Cruising the Wild Informational Highways

Posted on by Kathie Fife

The woods are an informational highway. Tune in! There are fascinating stories to be shared. Mid January, and this is my first adventure out into the woods. The conditions have been very cold and with just a few inches of snow, and the top layer of thick ice making it crunchy and very cumbersome for […]

A Spring Awakening

Posted on by Kathie Fife

Quack, Quack, Quack … Peep, Peep, Peep … No, that’s not the sound coming from a barn yard.  That sound is the chorus coming from frogs calling from wetlands and vernal pools and echoing out through the wooded landscapes. Awakening from a long winters nap from under leaf litter and decaying logs, the wood frogs […]

Wildlife Tracking: Saying Goodbye to the Snowshoe Hare

Posted on by Kathie Fife

It has been the best winter for tracking. And I think I may be all alone in this sentiment, but honestly, I am going to miss winter. Snowshoe Hare tracks in snow – the last documentation Yes, it was very cold and icy, but we also had great snowfalls, mostly light and fluffy. Shortly after the […]

Wildlife Tracking: Snowshoe Hare

Posted on by Kathie Fife

Wildlife tracking is one of my favorite activities in the winter. The tracks in the snow tell us stories about wildlife that have visited an area, and what they eating, where they are sleeping, and sometimes if you are lucky, you can find the precise moments where the circle of life has occurred when one […]

The Climate Dr: A Passion for Ice

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January 2014 Update: See more of my photo story collaboration with writer, Bill Burke.in the January, 2014 issue of New Hampshire Magazine “Pond Hockey History and Tournaments in New Hampshire”. It’s Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate love.  Most of us think of love meaning we need to buy chocolate and flowers for those we […]