The Quiet Pond

The Quiet Pond Soon the ice will leave the beaver ponds and the beavers will emerge after months of darkness. However, they must get to work quickly as there is much to do. Trees must be felled so they can eat and replenish their diminished fat stores from the long winter. Once they have stripped … Continue reading The Quiet Pond

Spring is Near

Spring is Near All the lakes and ponds are still covered by a thick ceilingĀ of ice, and snow still blankets much of the forest floor. During the day, temperatures often slip above freezing for a few hours to melt some snow but spring can take a long time in the North. However, there are signs … Continue reading Spring is Near