River Talk
Snakes alive!

Warmer days came with the month of May, and you might have noticed a few more small snakes while walking on trails in the woods, or even in the garden or in the backyard. Many snake species started …

Perfume abloom

The Upper Delaware River region is vibrant with blooming beauty lately, as spring begins to reach its peak. Showy displays of wild blossoming continue to brighten local landscapes, bringing sweet …

What does the fox say?

With spring comes the emergence of many young animals. Whether it be fawns, bear cubs or young eagles or owls, this is the season of new life.  A few days back, I was walking past a house …

The sorcery of snow

To see the writing on the wall is to predict some potentially unpleasant outcome on the near horizon. But following a light snow that dusted my walkway recently,  I was treated to an artful …

Who goes there?

While walking around my yard the other day, I came upon evidence that some unseen guest had been snacking on bark and defecating on the lawn. It didn’t take long to figure out who the culprit …