Storm Ducks

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Don’t you just hate it when the weatherman is right? Take for instance, the snowstorm predicted for November 26th, the day before Thanksgiving.  They called for snow to start about 2 a.m., and truthfully it didn’t start until about 4 a.m., but it came down fast and furious after that.  Heavy, wet and slick.  A cool trifecta.  The hat trick of More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Can’t ‘bear’ to be away

ROSE AND HER cub, C.D., paid a visit to their old stomping ground, Point of View Farm at Beard, a couple of weeks ago. The pair showed up after dark on a Saturday night – perhaps doing a little early trick or More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Field Notes

The annual special antlerless deer hunt was recently completed over the October 17th and 18th weekend at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Fifty-five hunters mustered out the first day and a dozen deer were More...

By Dave Curry On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Camp Justice

A muddy two track led from the highway through pot-holed sods to narrow tree lined woods.  The rain and darkness limited the visibility to just a few yards.  After more than a mile, the road emerged into a flat, More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Field Notes

Last Friday, it rained lightly all day.  First time in a long time that we have seen that.  Not a lot of rain and certainly not a drought breaker but maybe just enough rain to green up the grass a little before More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Field Notes

Odds and ends   The summer continues to rush along toward its inevitable end.  School will start soon and homeowners will get serious about cutting firewood.  Canning and freezing of garden produce is about More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Field Notes

The Bruffy’s Creek Yayhoo by Devin McCoy   It was early fall, I was camping on a private piece of land in Bruffy’s Creek. The tract of land borders the outer most region of the Cranberry Wilderness. I was More...