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Skulls and bones (Dec. 10, 2016)

Macouners are notorious scavengers of skulls and bones, routinely raiding a friendly trapper's carcass pile with abandon, and dragging home items that parents with more sensitive noses may relegate to the garage, the backyard, or even earthen burial. But well chosen, cleaned, and prepared specimens can be things of fascination and beauty. OFNC member Jim [...]

By | 2017-05-18T20:36:13+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Macoun Field Club|0 Comments

Rob’s winter forest (Dec. 3, 2016)

Macoun leader Rob Lee lives in the forest, and today we explored part of it. We found a good lunch place where the bare deciduous trees (Sugar Maple, Beech, and Ironwood) let a little sunshine in, and a few White Pines provided dead, dry branches for a hot, steady fire. The temperature never got above [...]

By | 2017-05-18T20:36:13+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|Macoun Field Club|0 Comments