Jack McShane

FIELD NOTES: ON CAMERA – February 2021

FIELD NOTES: ON CAMERA - February 2021

The effort to get the usually shy and suspicious denizens of our forests to show up and pose for a picture can take effort, some knowledge of where they might show up, and of course a full dose of good luck……………..

FIELD NOTES: OPEN SPACE – January 2021

FIELD NOTES: OPEN SPACE - January 2021

All about the “corn gift story”.

FIELD NOTES: NATURAL WORLD FAIR? – November 2020

FIELD NOTES: NATURAL WORLD FAIR? - November 2020

Is the natural world always fair as we humans define fairness? Here are two examples of where I think it is appearing unfair. You decide.

FIELD NOTES: THE HARVEST LOOMS — October 2020

FIELD NOTES: THE HARVEST LOOMS — October 2020

 As to the harvest that looms, I speak not of our local cornfields, but of the wild game species that are about to be harvested.

FIELD NOTES: SHARKS — September 2020

FIELD NOTES: SHARKS — September 2020

Did you know there is a shark right here in Andes on Bussey Hollow Road?…………………………………

FIELD NOTES: THE BOONDOCKS — August 2020

FIELD NOTES: THE BOONDOCKS — August 2020

It was overheard on the streets of our beloved Andes, a comment from a Brooklyn hipster: “We are now really up in the boondocks.”……………..