Each year a group of migrating group of woodland fairies passes through Canton on its way south for the winter. Woodland fairies know all the North Country plants and animals, and this year they invited us to visit their houses and ask questions about North Country nature.
Joel Howie, owner of Canton Apples, talked with Nature Up North about the struggles and perks of working on his U-Pick orchard, from fighting pests and blights to building meaningful relationships with returning customers.
The leaves are falling and frigid temperatures are just around the corner. North Country animals are busy prepping for the winter months - read on to find out how bears, loons, and painted turtles get by.
Blackbird migration, the avian equivalent of Cirque du Soleil, is underway in northern New York, and tickets are free.