Backyard bird of the month for August: Tree Swallow

A welcome and familiar sight near summer fields and wetlands across North America, Tree Swallows are clever aerialists with deep blue iridescent backs and stark white undersides. These birds are often found zipping through the sky in a series of acrobatic twists and turns while catching and feeding …

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Come Have a Brush with Nature

People connect with nature in many ways. Some go for long hikes–like Nelson Daigle, who, at age 84, just climbed Borestone Mountain for the 200th time!  Others spend hours gardening, bringing native plants home to create a robust habitat for birds and insects. Some connect with nature by canoeing, …

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