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Forum: North American News and Current Events 04-25-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By katjh
Yup. I be the one who lives in the land of the...

Yup. I be the one who lives in the land of the trolls :happydance
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 04-25-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By katjh
Cool! What a treat to be able to watch them.

Cool! What a treat to be able to watch them.
Forum: North American News and Current Events 04-25-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 288
Posted By katjh
Yeah, we've only driven over the bridge, never...

Yeah, we've only driven over the bridge, never stopped to check it out. I'm intrigued now that I know there's a door under there :o.
I think Lake MI is tired of being Superior's well behaved little...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 04-24-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 288
Posted By katjh
I saw in the news yesterday that about 1.5 miles...

I saw in the news yesterday that about 1.5 miles of US 2 is going to be rerouted, near Cut River Bridge. It will be moved further away from the lakeshore. Our usually benign Lake Michigan is getting...
Forum: Habitat 04-24-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By katjh
You, of all people, NEED a fire pit. Forced...

You, of all people, NEED a fire pit. Forced downtime, cuz you are always so busy. I love to chill by the fire. We don't do it often, but it's priceless when we do. Our firepit is actually contraband...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 04-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 288
Posted By katjh
Wow! The Great Lakes don't mess around. It's been...

Wow! The Great Lakes don't mess around. It's been bad here in West MI, too. Lake Michigan is taking down homes and anything else she see fit to take.
Forum: Stewardship 04-21-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By katjh
Cool! I love stone walls. Each one is different.

Cool! I love stone walls. Each one is different.
Forum: Rain Gardens 04-21-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 14,578
Posted By katjh
I have pond envy! I'd love to put in a real pond...

I have pond envy! I'd love to put in a real pond someday, or maybe a pondless waterfall. For now I just have two kinda small ponds (large bird baths, really).
Looking forward to seeing your...
Forum: Insects, Arachnids, & Gastropods 04-21-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 58
Posted By katjh
Cool! I've only seen a cecropia moth once. It was...

Cool! I've only seen a cecropia moth once. It was in the UP quite a few years ago. Beautiful moth!
Forum: Habitat 04-21-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By katjh
We have a couple of piles in the back yard. We...

We have a couple of piles in the back yard. We add to them throughout the year, but also end up using some of the brush for kindling when we use our fire pit.
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 04-16-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By katjh
World's Oldest Known Loons at Seney NWR

This is an article from our local newspaper (The Grand Rapids Press). It's about the world's oldest known common loon pair and their return to Seney NWR for their 24th nesting season.
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Forum: North American News and Current Events 03-04-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By katjh
I discovered this channel a while ago as well. I...

I discovered this channel a while ago as well. I like to watch a video or two while I walk on my treadmill in the morning.
Forum: Natural Areas 02-20-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By katjh
I always miss gathering seeds from my spring...

I always miss gathering seeds from my spring ephemerals. I'm just not in "seed mode" that early in the year. I'm determined to pay attention this year!
I have not tasted spring beauty tubers, but I...
Forum: Small Space Gardening 02-07-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By katjh
Agreed. We will be using straight species. We...

Agreed. We will be using straight species. We have two native plant nurseries within an hour's drive and also a conservation district that grows and sells native plants. We also learned that there is...
Forum: Small Space Gardening 02-06-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By katjh
Thanks! That is definitely going to help :).

Thanks! That is definitely going to help :).
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 02-04-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By katjh
I say that's a good possibility.

I say that's a good possibility.
Forum: Threatened & Endangered Species 01-29-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By katjh
I whole-heartedly agree with you, Jack. Cattle...

I whole-heartedly agree with you, Jack. Cattle grazing on public lands should not be allowed, unless it is carefully managed to replace the bison that used to graze there. But I don't realistically...
Forum: Threatened & Endangered Species 01-27-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By katjh
Thanks for sharing that, Jack. Ranchers are...

Thanks for sharing that, Jack. Ranchers are grazing cattle and sheep on public lands. They may have to learn to share those lands with wolves, if it's what the public wants.
Forum: Small Space Gardening 01-25-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By katjh
I've also been leaning toward grasses and sedges....

I've also been leaning toward grasses and sedges. Many have pretty seed heads and stay green for much of the year. I just think it would be lower maintenance and look better...plus, I'm a big fan of...
Forum: North American Wildlife 01-25-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By katjh
Coyotes have been making their way into the Grand...

Coyotes have been making their way into the Grand Rapids area as well. Every now and again there will be a "CAUTION....I've seen a coyote!" post on the neighborhood Nextdoor page. While I agree that...
Forum: Daily Dose of Outrage 01-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By katjh
Or a couple of "big kitties" :)

Or a couple of "big kitties" :)
Forum: North American Wildlife 01-24-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By katjh
Exactly, Jack. Western ranchers (who have grazing...

Exactly, Jack. Western ranchers (who have grazing allotments on public land, by the way) just don't want to deal with wolves (or grizzlies or mountain lions). Outfitters dislike that having wolves...
Forum: Small Space Gardening 01-24-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By katjh
I don't think we can start from seed. The city is...

I don't think we can start from seed. The city is going to want these to look planted and "nice" right away. We will probably use some plugs and some quart/gallon plants.
Forum: Small Space Gardening 01-24-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By katjh
Yes, they are narrow! Some are longer than...

Yes, they are narrow! Some are longer than others, but all are about this wide. I'm going to have to investigate, as the snow melts, to see how much water is retained in the very center of each...
Forum: North American Wildlife 01-24-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By katjh
There is no doubt that the wolves have had a far...

There is no doubt that the wolves have had a far reaching impact on the ecosystem. Not everyone is pleased with the reduction in elk numbers (some tourists and hunting outfitters), but the elk were...
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