Tag Archives: native

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 […]

White Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Posted on by Kathie Fife

Caterpillars seem to be out in force this week.  A short walk in my yard led me to another interesting encounter with a peculiar looking caterpillar.  This one looks like a strange looking toothbrush (the three white tufts on the back). I had to look this one up.  I’ve seen it before, but not nearly […]

What caterpillar is that eating milkweed?

Posted on by Kathie Fife

Every year I allow a few milkweed plants to grow under my window in the kitchen. When it flowers it has a beautiful fragrance that comes through the house during early evening when there is a gentle breeze. I also like to attract butterflies, like monarchs, that rely on the milkweed family to lay their […]

Photographing Rare and Endangered Species

Posted on by Kathie Fife

In today’s (June 13, 2013) Sunday paper, The Nashua Telegraph photo editor and writer, Don Himsel created a great story about my work photographing the rare and endangered flora and fauna of NH.  More specifically, the story focused on the state butterfly, the karner blue. I’m so happy with this story because Don Himsel created the […]

American Mink – Fishing on Thin Ice

Posted on by Kathie Fife

I think one of the best things about nature photography is that you never know what you will see when you go out for the day. [I apologize for the large gap between the slideshow and text below. I’m working on trying to fix it – thanks for your patience] Today was a very cold […]