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Winter Buds

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  Every spring we seem to have at least one spell of ¬†freezing temperatures and snow that occurs well into April, May or even June.¬† That is not surprising when one lives at 4,200 feet in elevation. Unfortunately though, if … Continue reading

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Dinner Guest

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In colder climates the striped skunk (Mephitis¬†mephitis) fattens up in the late summer and fall. Then during bitter weather it can remain in its den for weeks at a time without eating or drinking. It awakens easily and when the … Continue reading

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