Ghost pipe rising from the damp, shady forest floor
Ghost Pipe, Monotropa uniflora, is a peculiar perennial found in leaf litter in dark nooks of the Maine forests. Its energy is sapped from an intimate relationship between a tree and fungus, making ghost pipe a parasitic third-wheel.
Snowshoeing in Maine for Fun and Necessity
Now I absolutely love old-fashioned stuff, but when it comes to snowshoes, there’s just no comparison. New tech all the way in this department for me.
The Surprising Sex Life of Maine Porcupines
Female porcupines are only looking for a good time 8-12 hours during an annual heat. Males compete by growing, screeching, haunting guttural moans, violent biting, and using quills as weapons.
Winter on a Little Mountain in Maine
Fresh snow hides the secrets of the forest. Winter in Maine can get brutal, especially on a windy little mountain near the bay. It was not until recently I traveled enough to truly appreciate the wild, rugged land this is. It’s not for everyone. Maybe that’s why I like it so much.