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Awanadjo Almanack

Rob McCall lives way downeast on Moose Island. This almanack is excerpted from his weekly radio show, heard on WERU FM (89.9 in Blue hill, 99.9 in Bangor). It features his musings on the natural world and seasonal happenings.

Welcome Downeast — Issue 161

Acorns, wild turkeys, and signs of snow

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 160

It's fall and that means wild fruits coming into their own, and hunting season.

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 159

Independence Day, the monarch effect, and the rare unicorn root

Awanadjo Almanack - Issue 158

A report on springtime blooms, bees, and gardens.

Welcome Downeast Issue 157

Flowing sap, budding pussy willows, quacking wood frogs, and other signs that spring will come.

Welcome Downeast

Rob McCall reflects on the midwinter activities of pruning, sleeping, and looking to summer.

Almanack 155 — Welcome Downeast

The winter season brings the first snow, woodsmoke in the air, and time for close-knit community.

Awanadjo Almanack—Issue 154

Autumn brings slowing days, walks in the woods, and a final round of flowers.

Awanadjo Almanack—Issue 153

July brings garden bounty, molting birds, and summer storms.

Almanack 152 — Welcome Downeast

Spring: Everything is green, growing, and blossoming.

Almanack 151 — Welcome Downeast

It is the time of year for thawing and hints of rejuvenation.

Awanadjo Almanack — Issue 150

Winter snow doesn’t stop the littlest critters.

Welcome Downeast

Tis the season of hibernation, snow and ice, and quiet reflection.

Welcome Downeast

Fall arrives and nature adjusts.

Almanack 147 — Welcome Downeast

Summer arrives downeast and nature comes alive.