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 Q: While raking leaves, leaves from a neighbor's maple tree have blown into our yard. Most of these leaves have large black patches on them, usually one or two per leaf. We have no maples, so … 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
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
There is still time to gift someone a bird feeder, seed and a shepherd's hook or other mounting system, especially if the recipient is home-bound or in a nursing home. Of course, that is, if an … more
I'm writing this on Monday morning at The Berkshire Eagle's headquarters, my 27-year-old limbs intact following my first-ever full day of skiing yesterday. But my dignity still needs to be airlifted … more
'Tis the season of home insect invasions!Not all insects die with onset of cold winter, many winter over in leaves, under bark or elsewhere outside. The wooly bear caterpillar, or woolly worm, is the … more
With deciduous trees and shrubs shedding their leaves, it would seem all that's left to stare at for the next five to six months is the gray or brown bark of stems and branches. You may be thinking: … more
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
I really enjoy the beginning of a new year. It's always brimming with hope and optimism, as well as endless lists of resolutions we swear we're going to attack but only work toward for a few days at … more
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