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Archive for January, 2013

Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary Restoration Underway

Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

We are pleased to report that we have resumed our restoration work at the Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary. The cold weather has frozen the ground, making conditions excellent for work in the woods. Please call the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation office at (508) 693-5207 if you have any questions about our work or wish to support it.

A week of winter

Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

No. 4 A week of winter January 25, 2013 By late afternoon Monday, the gathering clouds had turned the skies a battleship gray, and the children knew that snow was soon to come. They could smell it – or so they said. We stacked firewood on the back porch, stuffed the Sunday paper and some […]

Cedar Tree Neck in Snow

Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Packard

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

No. 3 Packard January 18, 2013 Fast to the leafless briers hung the clustered berries blue, and to the barren branches clung the silver drops of dew. So it was, one dismal January morning at the Packard Preserve on Chappaquiddick. The Packard Preserve, however, offers the visitor a reward great enough to shrug off any […]

January 11 Photo

Posted on: January 12th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Peering ahead

Posted on: January 12th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

No. 2 Trees help us perceive our past, but can they also help us peer into the future? In A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold meditates on the history witnessed by one, lightning-felled oak tree.  The chips and sawdust fly as Leopold saws through the log, and as he saw cuts through each growth ring, […]

Waning Gibbous at Dawn

Posted on: January 4th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

A Walk in the Dark

Posted on: January 4th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

No. 1 High aloft Orion shone, high above the ocean beach, high above the dunes, high above the icy Quansoo plain.  Frigid winds blew, yet some of Saturday’s snow still blanketed the ground, nestled, as it was, among the straw stems of the uncut hayfield. We left our neighbor’s holiday party and stepped into the […]

Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation to Screen Aldo Leopold Documentary

Posted on: January 3rd, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Press Release For Immediate Release January 3, 2013 Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation to Screen Aldo Leopold Documentary Conservationist, forester, wilderness advocate, ecologist and author, Aldo Leopold is one of the leading figures in the history of American conservation and Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation is honored to be screening a documentary film about him.   Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation will […]