Category Archives: Campground

2016 Eagle Nest Photos

Back on November 1st, I’d promised to keep you updated on our eagles as they got closer to nesting season. Well, that time is here. Yesterday, I donned my snowshoes to trek to the lake. The very first thing I … Continue reading

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Writer’s Camp and Schmooze 2015

Every year, I look forward to hosting my writer’s group to a working weekend here at Poland Spring Campground.  Fall is the time when I transition from primarily working on campground “stuff” to digging into writing projects.  So meeting with … Continue reading

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The Eagles Have Been Busy

The adult eagles are on and off the nest, bringing food to their two eaglets.  They’re never very far away, keeping watch, keeping their little ones safe. Look at the difference in the talons in these next two pictures. Aren’t … Continue reading

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COOPER AND PACKRAT~ Teacher & Librarian Appreciation Giveaway!

So very many reasons to celebrate this week ~ First off, it’s Teacher Appreciation week!    I’ve met many amazing educators the last few years.  I’m blessed to work in RSU16, a district in which the staff is not only knowledgeable, … Continue reading

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First Loon Sighting for 2015

  Yesterday, as I walked the red-blazed trail through the campground and along the shoreline of Lower Range Pond, I looked out over the water and gasped! My loons were back! The ice had only been out for a day!  … Continue reading

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Nesting Eagles 2015

  Somewhere around March 24th, the eagle pair settled in on their eggs. Look at that smile! Each egg was laid three days apart and thirty-five days from then, chicks will be born.  Both adults take turns sitting on the … Continue reading

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Chickadee’s Thanksgiving Dinner

The campground is silent, blanketed in our first snowfall.  Today I walked my trail, the first human footprints made.  I say human, because I could see where the fox had trekked ahead of me. It was a beautiful walk, although … Continue reading

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Soaring Eagles

  Cindy Lord met me on the porch of my campground office at 5am last Friday morning.  After I made a pot of coffee and filled my stainless steel cup with the hot, dark liquid I craved at that time … Continue reading

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Maine’s Loon Count

Thanks to the reminder from a friend on Middle Range Pond, I finally remembered to join in on Maine’s Loon Count.  I’d always wanted to . . . planned to . . .  then the date would come and go … Continue reading

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Our Eagle Pair

This is the eagle’s nest from last fall. The eagles have been busy.  And not six months busy.  This is how much the nest grew in the last TWO WEEKS! As I headed to the lake today, I hoped to … Continue reading

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