July Highlights From The Trail

July was focused more on the water habitat than the conventional trail. I thought with the hot weather in July a few critters might want to cool off in the creek but I had no idea of how much bathing would take place. New species included a Woodland Jumping Mouse, a mink and a “Twirking…

Using Trail Cameras For Wildlife Video Part II

This post is about external battery use and portability. I find the¬†portability very¬†useful in some situations. I mentioned in part I of this post that I used external batteries due to the demands on AA batteries using video. The most convenient containers I’ve found are plastic ammo boxes. They are water tight and have a…

June Highlights From the Trail

I could have entitled this “Distraught Single Mother Attempts to Raise Disruptive Twins in The Woods” but it would have sounded like a tabloid newspaper headline. Parents will, no doubt sympathize with the Mother. There is more to the video but it’s short so don’t go for a cup of coffee.

First Wildflower of Spring

I took a walk today in a section of woods I have permission to roam around in. I was there to place two trail cameras now that the snow is finally gone. There were quite a few of these “Spring Beauty” wildflowers on a south facing slope. They are usually the first to bloom in…