Monthly Archives: June 2015

What are these butterflies doing?

Scrolling through my Facebook feed last week, I came across a stunning photo of yellow butterflies, dozens of them, in a cluster on the ground. The photographer was Sandy Holt Snide of Parkman, someone who spends a great deal of time photographing a wide variety of Maine wildlife. So what were the butterflies doing? I had […]

Where in the woods am I? Asticou Azalea Garden

Janet Bromley, Tina Dilska, Liz True, Carolyn Newbert, Sandie Sabaka (via Facebook), Thomas Jamrog (via Facebook), Alison Murdoch (via Facebook), Joe Rehmeyer (via Facebook), Wanda Greatorex (via Facebook), Michelle Knowlton (via Facebook) and Carey Kish (via Facebook) won the “Where in the woods am I?” game for the Asticou Azalea Garden in Northeast Harbor in June of 2015 given these verbal clues and the following […]

Where in the woods am I? Curtis Farm Preserve

Roslyn Reed (via Twitter) won the “Where in the woods am I?” game for the Curtis Farm Preserve trails in Harpswell in June of 2015 given these verbal clues and the following gallery of photos: Last Friday, I visited a new trail network, where I spotted some beautiful wildflowers, birds and even some interesting insects. See if you can figure out where I […]

1-minute hike: Little Long Pond trails on Mount Desert Island

Difficulty: Easy-moderate, depending on the trails or carriage roads you choose to walk. How to get there: The parking areas and trailheads for the property are located on Peabody Drive, between the towns of Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor on Mount Desert Island. To get to one of the main parking areas, drive onto Mount Desert […]