2 Birdhouses Deep In The National Forest

I would consider finding 2 Birdhouses in the forest not a big deal, but these were deep in the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. The nearest residence from these birdhouses is about 2 miles away and that’s my place. Both were down on the forest floor at the bottom of a ridge. They both were also 50… Read More »

Empty Polyphemus Moth Cocoon

This photo is of a Polyphemus Moth Cocoon that I found on the forest floor while hiking. I see these often here in the Ouachita National Forest of Arkansas. I didn’t know what these were until I posted a photo of one on Facebook last year. Thanks to Bill Yox for educating me on what type of Moth… Read More »

Groundhog Day 2017

Happy Groundhog Day 2017! Punxsutawney Phil would not be seeing his shadow here at my place in the Ouachita National Forest of Arkansas. It was raining when I got up this morning and it should be cloudy when the sun rises. I’m not sure if the clouds will clear here today or not. It has been spring like… Read More »

Another Tree Eating Sign

I found another tree eating a sign while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I posted a photo back in December of a tree eating a warning sign (Tree Eating Sign In The Ouachita National Forest). Apparently the trees in this forest don’t like signs. The tree back in December does look like a mouth, but… Read More »

Oak Apple Or Oak Gall

An Oak Apple or Oak Gall is another type of Gall cause by a Gall Wasp. I posted a photo of a different type of Gall a few days ago (Gall Caused By A Gall Wasp). That Gall was small and fuzzy. The Oak Apple has a thin, papery shell and are spongy inside. They can be up… Read More »