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Wood Frogs

It is that time of year again when our little friends are calling from the pond. There are already eggs among the submerged vegetation and soon the tiny tadpoles will hatch. I thought I’d publish my post from last year … Continue reading

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Green Frog

Here is one of the handsome green frogs that take up residence every summer in the small pond outside our front door. This fellow came out to enjoy the sun on one of warm days we had last week, basking on the little … Continue reading

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Wood Frogs

Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) have found their way to my little garden pond next to the front steps. There is still snow in the yard, but they are announcing spring is here. To hear their mating call, click here. They … Continue reading

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Frost and Ice

Last Saturday when I got up, it was 10° outside. Frost clung to every surface and by the time I walked out, it had “warmed” to 17°.  I brave the cold at this time of year, wrapped in down and … Continue reading

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