Archive for the ‘NH’ Tag

Seeing the forest and the trees

Despite the short days, I really enjoy November in New Hampshire, partly because it feels like things are slowing down a bit and partly because, with the leaves gone, I can see the trees themselves now. In the summer I appreciate the green shade provided by trees, I love the colors of fall, and I […]

Posted November 2, 2012 by Mirka Zapletal in Plant Communities

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The Ups and Downs of Fisher-dom

My goal for the past week was to get in touch with fisher ‘history’, if you will, and hopefully start to understand what we know about basic fisher ecology and how the fisher population in the Northeast has changed over time. As it turns out, I was thinking¬† on far too small a scale- I […]

Posted July 9, 2012 by Mirka Zapletal in Mustelids

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A fisher in the road

I had meant to write about bobcats. For my first topic I needed something fascinating and charismatic, something people would get excited about. And I wanted something geographically close to me just in case I was the only person to take notice of any research I located. Bobcats seemed like a good choice, especially since […]

Posted July 2, 2012 by Mirka Zapletal in Mustelids

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