Tag Beaver

Herons Return to Beaver Lake

Last July one member of the pair of herons that crisscrossed Beaver Lake daily and stopped on rafts and docks for a better fishing angle, collapsed and died on a waterfront property. That prompted lakefront homeowners to wonder if the…

Cleaning Up Our Home

April 22 is Earth Day, the annual event when we’re reminded to think about where we live. Not our town or even our country, but Planet Earth. Outdoor celebrations and political speeches all have their place, but the message we…

Haulin’ on Ice

Derry resident Eric Winsper pulls his sled full of fishing gear onto the 10-inch-thick ice of Beaver Lake on Sunday afternoon. The warm temperatures made for comfortable conditions, as ice fishermen spread out across the lake. Photo by Chris Paul

Rescued Loon

This loon is swimming freely, thanks to the help of Beaver Lake residents on Saturday, Aug. 24. Gail Hepworth, a long time Beaver Lake resident, had been watching the loon and said she just knew something was wrong. She asked…

Doing Our Share

Whether or not border guards and high fences make any difference in stopping illegal entry into the United States, they have no impact at all the invaders in our midst every day. Conservation officials remind us that invasive plants are…