Mysterious plant at Campobello. Can you identify it?

I follow your blog with great interest. Recently our horse chestnet tree sprouted these weird looking balls. I thought at first that they might be some kind of fungus. They started off white , then turned Gray. I am enclosing … Continue reading

Mocassin Flower at Bayside

See the pictures and subscribe at Hello everyone I was delighted to discover a pink moccasin flower hiding amongst the ferns alongside the old logging road, one of the south-side trails on Simpson Hill that I have been working on … Continue reading

Soft and Beautiful – Spring Tamaracks

See the pictures and subscribe at One of my “specimen” Tamaracks that I have left in a field delighted mewith a dazzle of colour yesterday …. I’d never really appreciated the “flowers” before. tj … Continue reading

Jack-in-the-pulpit at Bocabec

Found this Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) in a wet forested area near our backyard in Bocabec. Magnificent and fascinating plant also known as Bog onion, Brown dragon, Indian turnip, Wake robin or Wild turnip. You can learn more at Art … Continue reading

Concerns About Rockweed Harvest In Cobscook

Rockweed Harvesting – Ascophyllum nodosum is a vital keystone species that provides a home for all kinds of marine species and it is a major contributor to the primary productivity of the area as well. Some folks are concerned about … Continue reading

TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THIS PHOTO: Rockweed and Baby Eiders.

You can see the importance of rockweed for nurturing baby eiders in this photo. They live in the rockweed at the edge of the water before they are able to swim very long. The rockweed feeds and supports them during this … Continue reading