Field Notes

After starting out humid and rainy and finishing dry and not all that hot, the “Dog Days” of summer are finally at an end. This annual astrological event is to be closely followed by an annual celestial event – the Perseids Meteor shower. The Perseids are always one of the most anticipated and sometimes showy meteor showers of the year and this More...

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By Dave Curry On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Field Notes

Defoliation can be seen from the Wesley Chapel area near Dunmore. Dave Curry photos The summer solstice has come and gone, and already days are slowly beginning to get shorter. We are starting the long, slow descent More...

By Dave Curry On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Field Notes

These Grove snails were found in Dave Curry’s garden in Green Bank. The snails, indigenous to Western Europe, are known for their colorful and striped shells. S. Stewart photosWhat do the following organisms have More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Field Notes

Spring has sprung. Frogs are calling, flowers are blooming and the grass is growing. Newborn livestock and wildlife will soon be appearing as the trees burst out into a new coat of green. But one of the most More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Field Notes

The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources recently posted the 2014 Big Game Bulletin on their website. This is a compilation of game harvest statistics broken out into county and DNR districts, as well More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Field Notes

Pump Up the Volume Step out the door at daylight and you are bound to hear the robins announcing their presence and marking their territory. A little higher in the trees, cardinals are letting the world know they More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Field Notes

It can’t be long now. A couple of days. Maybe a couple of weeks. But spring is going to break soon. The snow will melt. The skies will turn blue and the breeze will begin to warm up. The peepers and wood More...

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