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Apples and cedars – and Tick Warrior

July 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:02:41 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: apples and cedars – and Tick Warrior From September of 1995 until 2013, the crab apple tree in my front yard and the one by a neighbor’s house were abundant with little apples every summer.  People, who went for early morning walks, often told […]

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There are more deer today than ever

June 28th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:20:15 -0400 From: Mary Millard Subject: Deer population If you look at historical sites regarding deer and according to a recent documentary on PBS on the history of various deer in the U.S., there are more today than ever. American Indian diet was mainly Buffalo, fish, and rabbits. In the […]

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Tags: Animals · Musings

Forest, deer, immigrants

June 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:07:15 -0400 From: Cynthia H Grossman Subject: forest, deer, immigrants There were deer in NC when the European settlers arrived here.  The deer was an important food for the Native Americans. We must become better care-takerx of our planet and all of her inhabitants–there is no place to go when […]

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What’s more important – our health and animal health or plantations of pines?

June 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:07:27 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: ticks and deer I’ve been wondering about the problem deer are having regarding tick infestation.  Our dogs and cats can be treated by us, with help from our veterinarians.  But deer don’t have that luxury. Recently I heard someone say that pine needles lying on […]

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Tags: Animals · Musings

Maryphyllis doesn’t want people killing deer or resenting their right to life

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:46:30 -0400 From: *protected email* Subject: forests, deer, immigrants In response to several posts this past week: (1) No, there are not more forests in North Carolina now.  In actuality, there are less now than there were 3 or 4 decades ago.  Clear cutting has become the lazy “norm”.  Trees are […]

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Tags: Animals · Musings · Pittsboro

Bragging on Chatham Trades

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:36:24 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Chatham Trades Board of Directors I am sending Debra’s notice about applications for the Chatham Trades Board of Directors in again because I want to brag on the organization and director Shawn Poe so much and simultaneously personally urge you talented folks with […]

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50 years ago there were almost NO deer in Chatham County and quail were plentiful

June 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:58:08 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Deer behavior Dear Maryphyllis and fellow Chatlisters, Good to know about blinking headlights and deer behavior. Your paragraph  is certainly true and beautiful: “This past year the herds in our area have been much smaller and many of  the individuals in the herds […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals · Musings · Siler City

Western Chatham, home and development

April 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on Western Chatham, home and development

Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:59:57 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Western Chatham, home and development Sounds like Taurus has been thinking positively and Carol has too. AND we have a dialectic going that may create a better concept than any of us had previously. Hope others will chime in with their concepts, ideas, […]

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Tags: Musings · Silk Hope

Grateful for all the dreamers who have not given up on the western part of Chatham County

April 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on Grateful for all the dreamers who have not given up on the western part of Chatham County

Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:03:09 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: revitalizing western Chatham without destroying it Good for you, Carol Phillips! “”… While I would love to find some way to revitalize the western part of the county, this is more of a pipe dream than reality.” I am grateful for all the […]

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Tags: 27344 · Musings · Siler City

Found keys in yard at Bynum Ruritan

April 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on Found keys in yard at Bynum Ruritan

Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:55:53 -0400 From: Cindy Raxter Subject: Found keys in yard at Bynum Ruritan Looks like two house keys on a split ring. Craig Greiner has them – at the Bridgefest info booth ubtil 5pm today. His email above after that. Cindy Raxter Storyteller

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