Murder of Crows A-Gathering

Years ago and long before I had my YouTube channel, I lived in an apartment building on the top floor. Every so often, a murder of crows would gather in all the trees, telephone wires and buildings. They would caw and caw and caw. Afterwards, they would suddenly fly as a flock. It could beContinue reading “Murder of Crows A-Gathering”

Tree Branch Chipping

https://youtube.com/shorts/uHTfQ0K1SIE?feature=share HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! Well, I couldn’t help myself! I just LOVE watching tree branches get put through a chipper! I find it fascinating, to be honest. Thought you would, too.

Rope Play and Limb Removal…Branching Out?

“Spur Climbing: Spur climbing is one of several methods for climbing trees and utility poles. This technique is named for the spurs used by the climber to gain purchase on the trunk. Spur climbing is perhaps the oldest and most well-known technique for climbing trees, and has been the traditional method employed by tree serviceContinue reading “Rope Play and Limb Removal…Branching Out?”

Tree Felling #1 (Cutting Down a Tree!)

“TREE CUTTING TECHNOLOGY Adapted from Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History (1983) and other sources. Tree cutting (logging) technology has undergone extensive changes in the last 200 years. When colonists arrived on the eastern seaboard, the ax was the only method to fell trees to clear farmland, build houses, and provide firewood for theContinue reading “Tree Felling #1 (Cutting Down a Tree!)”

Hutchins Covered Bridge: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Hutchins Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge that crosses the South Branch of the Trout River in Montgomery, Vermont on Hutchins Bridge Road. It was built in 1883 by Sheldon & Savannah Jewett, brothers who are credited with building most of the area’s covered bridges. It was listed on the National Register ofContinue reading “Hutchins Covered Bridge: National Register of Historic Places!”

Fall Foliage Has Begun in Vermont

Ahh, the fall foliage has begun. Since tourism is Vermont’s number one industry, the changing of the leaves is darned good for the state coffers! As I filmed structures on the National Register of Historic Places, I also captured much shorter videos of Nature doing her thing. In fact, the location of this video willContinue reading “Fall Foliage Has Begun in Vermont”

Gorgeous View from Mount Equinox

https://youtube.com/shorts/bNt-GNbHR0g?feature=share The Mount Equinox Skyline Drive is 5.2 miles of paved road. It is the longest privately owned toll road in the United States. A friend and I paid the $30 bucks (car plus 1 passenger) to drive to the top of Mount Equinox via the Skyline Drive toll road. At the top, among otherContinue reading “Gorgeous View from Mount Equinox”

A Noisy Squirrel

So, why was the squirrel banging his tail like that? He could have been frustrated and the tail movement akin to humans stomping. Perhaps he saw a predator and was warning fellow squirrels. Our squirrel could also have been alerting said predator that “I’ve seen you and will act accordingly!” We can clearly see thatContinue reading “A Noisy Squirrel”

Crest of Mount Equinox

The Mount Equinox Skyline Drive is 5.2 miles of paved road. It is the longest privately owned toll road in the United States. A friend and I paid the $30 bucks (car plus 1 passenger) to drive to the top of Mount Equinox via the Skyline Drive toll road. At the top, among other things,Continue reading “Crest of Mount Equinox”

Emerald Lake State Park: My Site!

Well, this was my home-away-from-home for the past couple of nights. A friend, he dog and I had stayed in a handicapped lean-to, which was her suggestion. So glad she knew about stuff like that! It was no more than 150 feet away from the bathrooms/showers and had a ramp with a railing until theContinue reading “Emerald Lake State Park: My Site!”

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