Tag Archives: Wellborn Ecology Fund of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Lichen—not technically a plant
The Outside Story
February 17, 2016

Lichen—not technically a plant

By Joe Rankin On cold winter days, while feeding sticks of firewood into my woodstove, I sometimes pause, my eye caught by lichens. Splotchy circles, lacy tendrils. Soft gray, muted…

Goshawk: apex accipiter
The Outside Story
February 10, 2016

Goshawk: apex accipiter

By Thomas Ames, Jr. “The Boke of St. Albans,” a 15th century sportsman’s handbook, decreed that only a nobleman could hunt with a falcon, but a mere yeoman might settle…

Ice magic
Column
January 28, 2016

Ice magic

illustration for this column was drawn by Adelaide Tyrol By Laurie Morrissey Last night, the floodlights were on at my favorite skating lake. Several children wearing plastic skates and shiny…

In January, owl courtship begins
Column
January 21, 2016

In January, owl courtship begins

By Carolyn Lorié I’m an enthusiastic, if laid-back, bird watcher. One of the things I love most about spring and summer is the effortlessness with which I encounter a wide…