Apologies for not having posted anything for the last few weeks – my laptop was acting up and giving me much trouble, and I could not upload photos. It is currently in the final stages of software repair, so things should be back in order shortly, and I will be posting as usual soon.
Just thought I’d share with you all a wonderful source for identifying plants and trees of this part of the northeastern US - https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/ I have found it incredibly useful for pin-pointing individual species, as many field guides often list only a few common varieties of a specific plant genus. Gobotany has a ‘Simple’ and ‘Full … Continue reading GoBotany…an Online Guide to Plant ID
The weather has warmed up quickly as of late with temperatures soaring to 75 F (24 C) for the daily high. We’ve also had a good rain to soften the ground, and everywhere in the meadows and woodlands I see more plants popping up to greet the fine weather. Today seemed the perfect day for … Continue reading Spring Forage 2014
There has been much discussion over recent years about survival knives, fed by the enthusiasm generated through popular TV shows such as ‘Man vs. Wild’, ‘Dual Survival’, ‘Survivorman’, and others. Many will say that the knife is the most important tool in wilderness survival, and while I can agree with this statement up to a … Continue reading Survival Knives