Jack McShane

FIELD NOTES: AUTUMN 2017 – November 2017

FIELD NOTES:   AUTUMN 2017 - November 2017

Jack claims no collusion with book reviewer, Jane Tompkins, regarding the topic of ocean surfing in last month’s issue. And now lots of wonderful bear sightings with photos.

FIELD NOTES: WIPED OUT — October 2017

FIELD NOTES:   WIPED OUT — October 2017

Jack remembers his surfing days in Hawaii and Peru, but brings us all back to his dear Andes, and the critters in our neighborhood.

FIELD NOTES: SUMMER ENDS – September 2017

Jack takes a trip to Long Island, his place of birth and reminisces about his surfing and fishing skills – and how he tagged and released a shark, but is happy to return to Andes, his paradise.

FIELD NOTES: ANDES SUMMER – August 2017

FIELD NOTES:  ANDES SUMMER - August 2017

I have indelible memories of encounters with wild things in my youth, some not appreciated by my parents at the time.

FIELD NOTES: SUMMER AND RENEWAL BEGINS – July 2017

FIELD NOTES:  SUMMER AND RENEWAL BEGINS - July 2017

Come on the hunt with Jack for elusive and endangered species. And did you know that barn swallows like classical music?

FIELD NOTES: ENCOUNTERS IN THE WILD – May 2017

FIELD NOTES: ENCOUNTERS IN THE WILD - May 2017

Jack offers a treasure trove of recollections of encounters with creatures in the wild over his lifetime.