The long-term average for snow surveys were dated for the first of the month when I started measuring snow 45 years ago. The old guys did it the hard way – up Burma Road early, skis or snowshoes to the Weasel Cabin, build a fire, sample the snow course, then overnight. The next day they… Continue reading Snow Pack on March 1
“Being offended by freedom of speech should never be regarded as a justification for violence.” -Alan Dershowitz
I was one of the lucky ones – we had a pair of instructors for Hunter Safety. Danny On taught the sections on wildlife, and Ed Ruhl taught guns. Danny On was a forester with a camera. For folks who lacked the privilege of knowing him, there is a page describing his life at Asian… Continue reading Remembering Hunter Safety
The first stage of the demographic transition model includes high birth rates and high death rates – and infectious diseases dominate – for example, the black death was a highly infectious disease that killed millions in Europe – if memory serves, 60% of Venice died, and about a third of Italy’s population. The 90% fatalities… Continue reading Where Covid Fits in the Demographic Transition Model
School Board Elections scheduled for May 4, 2021. Those interested in running should contact the school clerk.
School taxation is not a simple subject. Part of the school taxes go to Helena, and are returned, not dollar for dollar, but apportioned according to school enrollment. Another part of taxes are assessed and go from the county revenues into the school accounts. Each portion has minimum and maximum levels. It isn’t hard math,… Continue reading Taxes at Trego School
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Returning to the game camera line up for your viewing pleasure are striped kitties, otherwise know as skunks…
If you leave trash sitting around long enough (about 50 years), something mysterious happens and it stops being litter (punishable by a $200 fine) and becomes an archaeological resource which if you remove from federal land could lead to a $500 fine and six moths in jail. What’s the difference? Litter is, according to the… Continue reading Litter vs Artifacts?