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TI Life News From the Editor, July

TI Life News From the Editor by Susan W Smith – Marilyn Neulieb's short essay, "8 minutes, 20 seconds"; "Theodore Too" visits; Boat Show in Chippewa Bay, Tom French's "Wind Water Waves" wins award . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Susan W. Smith

The Ovenbird Song

One of the most familiar warbler songs, as well as one of the easiest to learn, is the loud, ringing song of the Ovenbird. Well described as “Teacher, Teacher, Teacher,” in the north or “Teach, Teach, Teach,” . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Gerry Smith

Gypsy Moths

If you missed last year’s gypsy moth performance, you have a better chance of catching it this season. Unfortunately.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Paul Hetzler

A Couple of Well Off Warblers

The Yellow Warbler and the Common Yellowthroat are probably the most abundant members of their clan locally.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Gerry Smith

Solution To Anger and Fear

A few emails later, and I was stopped dead in my tracks, for Bill Straite has a very different story to tell – one I think you will appreciate.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
William (Bill) Straite & Tadpole McAdams with Susan W. Smith

Save The River - Trash Free Cleanups

Over 25 large garbage bags of plastic and trash,14 tires, plus numerous pieces of lawn furniture, old water pipes, and mounds of construction material have been pulled from the shoreline and river bottom.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
John Peach & Lindsey Leve

Never Tire Farm: Hope in a Box

Meet Megan and Raymond Bowdish, the owners of Never Tire Farm (Lisbon, NY). As the only wholesale greenhouse operator in St. Lawrence County,

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Camilla Ammirati and Xiuke Wei

There aren’t enough Mays in any lifetime

The month of May is a spectacularly intense and interesting time in the bird world. Early breeders, such as Great Horned Owl, Bald Eagle, Common Raven, and Canada Goose have rapidly growing young. Yes, it's Spring!

Volume 16, Issue 5, May 2021
Gerry Smith

Opening, a Photo Essay

This opening is the best opening ever. The end of 2020, a new year, vaccines, and a chance to see family and friends closer than a distance.

Volume 16, Issue 5, May 2021
Sarah Ellen Smith

Broad-winged Hawks Return!

The last ten days of April and the first week of May can produce large passages of northbound hawks through our region.

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Gerry Smith

Finding Aquatic Nuisance Species!

Watercraft Inspection Stewards serve as a front-line defense against aquatic invasive species such as Hydrilla, Eurasian Water Milfoil, and Zebra Mussels. Aquatic invasive species that are transported by vessels . . .

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Aliana Young & Brittney Rogers

Birdwatching 101 & Birdhouses

Backyard birding is an activity suitable for people of all ages and physical abilities. It is also completely free.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Hermann Samano

Glen Elbe Farm Gift

At Glen Elbe is a farm so deeply steeped in history and so very rich in nature, that its story needs to be told .

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Don Ross

More About Minna

We discovered a little more of Minna Anthony Common's fascinating story that ends up circling back to the Thousand Islands of today!

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Patty Mondore

Food for Thought!

My beginner's luck earned the reward of dinner for my family, followed by a trip to the E.R. . . .The romance nearly ended before it began.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Martha Grimes

Excursions in the Pacific Ocean, Part 2

In Part I, some readers thought there should be no problem with a flood tide that gets you "back to the launch ramp" when the wind drops to zero, but . . .

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Derek Innes

Short-eared Owl Invasion Winter 20-21

This winter a significant number of this nomadic owl species have found a winter residence in our region.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Gerry Smith

An Occasional Nip Does Some Good

A friend who once worked nights in a resort bar was asked by a patron where to find “weed.”

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Paul Hetzler