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Got Skunks?

Maybe you noticed a slight whiff of skunk around your yard. Oh, oh, hopefully, there isn’t one hiding under the shed. Luckily, the black and white striped critters are mostly nocturnal, so you are unlikely to come face-to-face with one

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Chipmunks – Pets or Pests?

Chipmunks can be fun to watch but are they digging up your flowers or getting into the walls of your house?

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Are There Snakes in NH?

My husband told me that I didn’t have to worry about poisonous snakes in New Hampshire. I heard the “no” and the “snakes” and felt free to tromp through the woods without worries. Then my neighbor shared a picture of

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New Hampshire Moths

I’m in the woods and we’re surrounded by nature. As I work at my computer in the evenings, I hear insects thudding against the window screens. They’re attracted by the light filtering through the mini-blinds. A friend shared some photos

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Love Those Dragonflies

Zipping about, the dragonflies are certainly active during the summer. One even landed on my arm while I was on the golf course. I would love to have taken its picture, but didn’t want to frighten it away while I

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Not a Woodchuck

Last week, Denny tried to identify the humpbacked, grayish animal with a bushy tail that crossed our driveway. His best guess was a woodchuck, but today he saw the animal again and got a better look. This time, it was

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Take Time to Smell the Roses

Summer in New England is all too short. Savor every moment and yes, take some time to admire the roses. These are Judy’s old-fashioned roses on a huge bush that reaches higher than my head. Their simple blossom is a

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