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The Relationship Between Ruffed Grouse & Poplars In Winter

Poplar (also called Aspen) buds are an important winter food source for wildlife, but for none as much as the Ruffed Grouse. During the course of a year, a Ruffed Grouse may feed from as many as 100 species of plants, but in the winter, species of poplar are by far its most important food source. 165 more words

Poplar Grove on Skyline Drive

There is a place on Skyline Drive that my local photog friends and I are all drawn to. I always called it “the straight up and down trees” others say they refer to it as simply “the trees”. 41 more words

Dawn M. Miller

Lombardy Poplar

Populus nigra ‘Italica’

Also called ‘Italian Poplar’, it is a cultivar of the Black Poplar (Populus nigra), and is a real skyscraper such is its height (up to 38m (125 ft) tall), and it has a shapely ornamental form of Italian origin. 242 more words

Nature Photography

Grey winds are blowing

Photo ©Nigel Mykura

Grey winds are blowing,

flowing the swollen river,

quivering banks of poplars damp and dull.

Full are the sullen clouds,

shrouds of winter sailing, 12 more words

Poetry

Amsterdam | Or What I Learned of Being Alone

I have fallen in love with Amsterdam. As I write this on a train bound for London, my heart aches to return to her winding canals and breathtaking architecture. 383 more words

A Barn Needs a Door

Judy’s barn sat for ages without a door, but it was finally time to open up!  This is the invitation piece for our Peace Watercolour Society Show and Sale in Dawson Creek, opening October 24th.

Art

Mondays With Muddy

This is the next excerpt from Beatrice Allen Page’s unpublished manuscript, Landscape with Figures. This is another of my favorite segments. The sentence that begins “The all at once a fresh northwest breeze sprang up” just kills me. 475 more words