HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Entertained by the bird life outside

Written November 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

These little guys come by every once in a while. They gang up on the feeder outside my study window, as though to entertain me with their twittering ways. But really just to get a quick bite.


Who done it: Bird feeder mystery

Written January 3rd, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Some kind of vandalism is easy to excuse. When, for instance, you’re a squirrel — perhaps, allegedly — and there, in a tree, you find some suet to still your hunger during a night of ice and snow.


Slow down for wildlife, too

Written September 7th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Now that school is back in session, we’re supposed to be extra careful in watching out for little children in traffic. While we’re doing that, we might also want to watch out for wildlife, especially deer, meandering along our country roads.


The Blizzard of ’14

Written February 7th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

This winter storm may not become a routine event in western Oregon (we hope). Still, it is a useful reminder of what nature can do, and if we were not fully prepared this time, maybe we’ll do better from now on, or at least as long as we remember the Blizzard of 2014.


 
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