Tracking by Katie Finch

Tracking by Katie Finch

Animal tracking is such a popular winter nature topic, I feel unoriginal writing about it. But as snow provides a blank slate for animals to record their comings and goings, it is hard to resist. I love the puzzles presented in the snow. I get satisfaction figuring...
Surviving the Cold by Chelsea Jandreau

Surviving the Cold by Chelsea Jandreau

As I pass deer and hawks while driving, watch the birds at the feeders, and see the tracks of squirrels, foxes, and rabbits in the snow, I always wonder how warm they really are. I know animals have ways to keep somewhat warm in the winter, but how cold is too cold...
The Paradox of Snow by Jeff Tome

The Paradox of Snow by Jeff Tome

Snow and cover are two words that often go hand in hand. Meteorologists produce snow cover maps. Cities with lots of snow take a perverse pride in having more snow falling on them than anywhere else, while bemoaning the huge amount of snow at the same time. Snow and...
Perspective by Sarah Hatfield

Perspective by Sarah Hatfield

Perspective. It is often what gives an excellent image the edge in a photo contest. It is a way to solve a problem, bridge a gap, or accept a difference. It gives rise to hindsight. Or it simply gives you a different way to see the world. Perspective is about seeing...