Jaws

Jaws

A sighting in Portsmouth. Know where?

 

Star Island

Star Island

About 6 miles off of New Hampshire’s coast, Star Island is home to the Oceanic hotel and the Star Island Family Conference Center owned by the United …

 

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

A Red Admiral butterfly at Odiorne Point. These guys move quickly!

 

Buzzed on Monadnock

Buzzed on Monadnock

A pair of C-130 Hercules from Connecticut Air National Guard performed three flybys (two of which were very low) on Monadnock this afternoon. A group of …

 

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

From atop Monadnock.

 

Not on the map

Not on the map

While Monadnock is home to many trails, some aren’t on maps anymore. The Smith Connector is a minor trail on modern Monadnock trail maps, but …

 

Tussock Cottongrass

Tussock Cottongrass

Eriphrorum vaginatum is a less common find on Monadnock. I discovered this plant on the old Smith Connector, which is absent from all modern trail maps.

 

I see you

I see you

A white-crowned sparrow hiding in the undergrowth on Monadnock.

 

Rhodora/Azalea

Rhodora/Azalea

Monadnock was in full purple bloom. These Rhododendron canadense are everywhere.

 

Sprung?

Sprung?

Snow and below-zero windchills greeted us Friday morning at Galehead. Looking east toward South Twin Mountain and the eastern ridgeline of the Pemigewasset Loop. The …