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Most people never get to see a moose in the wild. In contrast, in our neighbourhood it seems like just about everyone is talking about 'their moose' - the sightings are that frequent! I recently watched a video from the CBC's series The Nature of Things called The Incredible Things I've Seen while Following a … Continue reading Moose – Nature at our Door
Piecing together the story What I saw: The neighbour up the road hired a Tree Trimmer/Remover for a job that was well beyond the capabilities of the crew at the ‘Munching Moose Tree and Hedge Maintenance Service’. The work was such that a man, with a chain saw, climbed a tall tree and then methodically … Continue reading Treed – Man Vs Moose
Two representatives of the 'Munching Moose Tree and Hedge Maintenance Service' were here again last week. When I pointed out to them that I really didn't want any more pruning done, this is what they said: "Well, we chose your yard for a free complimentary call! I've got a young trainee with me. Junior hasn't … Continue reading More Munching Moose
Three moose grazed their way through our yard a few mornings ago. Only one of them was within camera range. If this moose could talk, this might be the moose side of the conversation: Good morning. Me and my two pals were sent here by the Munching Moose Tree and Hedge Maintenance Service. I finished … Continue reading Three Moose Morning
We've lived at the Red House for almost 30 years. For the first 20 years, Moose were an urban legend as far as I was concerned. The neighbours all talked about them, but I never saw them. That changed in 2011 when a solitary moose made a dash across the back of our property. In … Continue reading Moose to the Left, Moose to the Right!
If I had slept in a little later, or had breakfast a little earlier or been admiring the morning by looking out the windows on the back side of the house, I would have missed the show completely. A pair of moose, mom and a young one, were in our front yard, giving a willow … Continue reading More Than One Moose isn’t Meese
Naming the Moose (see previous post Another Moose) Thanks to everyone who suggested these names: Wink, Marty and Rudy. Bruce got a thumbs up from a number of people, so I think the moose will retain the nickname (Bruce) but will have an official name that will appear on any legal documents: Martywinkrudy the 1st. … Continue reading This and That – Moose, Misc
I told my niece that I saw a moose on the way to work this morning She said, “How do you know he was on his way to work?” - Author Unknown - Not so long ago, a pair of Moose ambled across the field behind our house. The moose (not meese or mooses) stopped … Continue reading Another Moose
This past winter a new set of tracks appeared on the edge of our woods - Moose. These tracks were made by several moose, likely travelling together. Exciting, but moose can be very dangerous during certain times of the year. One of them has already challenged a car on the road out front, I hear. … Continue reading Moose Tracks in my Alberta Yard