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Q: How will climate change with warmer winters affect bears' pregnancies if they do not hibernate? Aren't the young born before mama leaves the den in the spring?— Norma, PittsfieldA: You are … more
As I contemplate the task of plowing the driveway, I find it hard to see anything appealing in the previous night's snowfall. Certainly, the idea of a white Christmas was a lot more appealing when I … more
Q: I would like information on box elder bugs. I have lived on Joseph Drive for over 15 years. Last year, we were inundated with these bugs. Do they come out every year? It is hard to get rid of … more
Ask beginning stargazers which is the most spectacular meteor shower of the year and I'm sure most will cite the Perseid shower of mid August. Is it really the best, or is their answer the result of … more
SNOWY OWLS ARRIVAL Although a rare winter visitor, the snowy owl does occasionally visit Western Massachusetts, occurring in Pittsfield, for instance, almost always in the center of the city. Arriving … more
Who would have thought of a lionfish on a dinner plate in the 1980s, other than coastal regions of the warm, tropical waters of the South Pacific and Indian oceans, where they are native? My personal … more
WINDSOR — John Dziegiel is a Christmas tree artist.With a long, very sharp shearing knife in hand, the maintenance technician at Notchview Reservation carefully prunes the branches of a fraser … more
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