Tag Archives: snow

Cruising the Wild Informational Highways

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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 […]

Winter Wildlife Tracking: Squirrel Cache

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On warmer days when the snow is not hard as a rock, the squirrels dig up a cache of nuts, acorns, and pine cones. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including images are copyright Kathie Fife Photography.  Please contact us for permission for use before downloading and or […]

Wildlife Tracking: Turkey Treats

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There are no secrets in winter. After a brief but heavy snow shower this morning I went for walk in the woods. This time of year it is a treat to get a fresh dusting of fluffy snow for wildlife tracking. The cold night made the snow hard like ice after a heavy thaw yesterday. […]

Wildlife Tracking: The Buck Stops Here

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By this time of the year, early January, the white tailed deer are gathering in deer yards to conserve much needed energy to survive through the cold snowy winter.  On one of my wildlife tracking hikes recently I walked by a deer yard (a place where deer congregate to rest and feed under the protective […]

Wildlife Tracking: Snowshoe Hare

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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 […]