June 8th, 2021

Game Cam: On the Road & Around the Pond

Although the deer still need brushed, the beginning of horns are evident on the bucks. A young bull elk  looked surprised to find a road/driveway. Domestic and feral cats along with skunks are traveling the road/driveway regularly. A grizzly passed through without stopping. On the pond the ducks refuse to stop for portraits The goslings…

“Serving North Lincoln County”

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” -Lewis Carroll

A Badger to Hunt with

In my teen years, I met a lactating female badger that was caught in a gopher trap.  She was a rather unhappy badger, so I went and shot a ground squirrel, found a stick, and as she inspected the dead gopher, managed to use the stick to depress the spring and release her from the…

Dry in June

The last historical snow measurement was the first of June run – and the data showed that water in the mountains is a bit low.  As our Spring floods move on, another data source becomes useful – the drought monitor.  https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ A glance at the colors shows that our area is classed as abnormally dry. …

Trego School End of Year BBQ Success

Trego Elementary school wrapped up the school year with the annual BBQ on Thursday. The BBQ is open to the community, and a good opportunity to meet both the staff and the school board. The next board meeting is at 4 pm on Wednesday the 9th -meeting dates and times can be found on the…

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The mind is not a vessel to be built, but a fire to be kindled. -Plutarch

Neighbors with similar interests.

Yesterday as I was working at tearing apart some dilapidated buildings for building material, I came across an unexpected find. A bat – genus Myotis, I think. Sheltered in one of the grooves of the roofing tin. It’s always nice to find other folks who appreciate insects as much as I do. There’s enough insects…

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Knapweed- Time to Spray Again

We’ve hit lawn-mowing season, and now is time to start looking for knapweed in earnest. Sure, the purple flowers make identifying the plant much easier, but knapweed’s color is a pretty good clue, especially in areas where you’ve seen it in the past. Waiting for the weed to flower risks some surviving to go to…

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