Cohoho Rendezvous 2013 Report

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We learned long ago that each year’s annual celebration of the return of the coho and the turning of the year is uniquely different – and this year’s was no exception.  The main challenges included a temperature of 8 degrees at the meeting time and snowy driving.  Rewards for the roughly 30 brave souls included […]

Beautiful Cutting Boards Available

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We’re thrilled to be working in cooperation with Shari and Bryan of Dancing Roots Farm and other community partners to make six varieties of terrific cutting boards available for this holiday season.  They range from something simple (perhaps for second cousin George?) to something deluxe (for that future fiance’?).  Here is a sampling of how […]

Owl Mysteries Continue – Unsolved

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For nearly a year we have made regular owl sightings in the Timber forest.  Some of the owls are clearly barred owls (unwelcome newcomers that pose a threat to native owls).  Other owls, that have been seen clearly and at close range, do not seem to be barred owls, but fit the description of northern […]

Spotting a Neighbor – At Last

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For many years we have assumed that river otters make their home in our forests – but we have never seen one.  Until yesterday. We were excited to get word from Jeremy Milton, the forest keeper in the Timber forest, that he and his daughter, Lauren, had the good fortune to watch a river otter run […]