dealing with six feet of heavy wet snow.
How we cope with heavy snow in the mountains.
Cam shares the "joys" of a living in a house with a metal roof.
Removing large quantities of snow. For more on how we cope with snow check out our personal blog at www.brucecarolcabin.blogspot.com where we post regular updates on our life here on the mountain.
A front-mounted snowblower with a 72-inch cutting width is now available for Bobcat compact tractors. The new snowblower joins front-mounted models with 49- and 62-inch cutting widths introduced last year.
We enjoy sledding and snowshoeing in the winter as outdoor activities.
Winter has it's challenges, but the snow-capped beauty and the adventure of living simply amongst it makes it more than worth it.
One of the most recognizable features of wetlands is their smell. What makes these areas so pungent?
These cheap and easy homemade baby wipes will make your baby’s bottom and your pocketbook healthy and happy.
KIOTI Tractor is pleased to announce the expansion of their popular implement and attachment lines.
Get a great idea for a bird feeder in this week’s Photo of the Week. Keep submitting your photos every week for a chance to be the Photo of the Week!
Information on World Wetlands Day and their benefits and tips on how to protect your local wetlands.
May is American Wetlands Month. Find out the many environmental benefits of wetlands and find out how you can help protect them!
What makes a piece of land a wet-land? Not all wetlands are wet for the same reason.
Using snowshoes to keep our paths and trails open as the snow piles up.
Eco-friendly device quietly and quickly removes snow without the emissions, noise and strain.
You can find joy and delight in the season of cold and snow.
The two-ton log splitter has been added to the ECHO Bear Cat line of outdoor power equipment.
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals traces of lead and other heavy metals in children’s face paints.
Clearing away snow has just gotten a charge from Snow Joe, the leading US supplier of over 140 products for snow removal and other seasonal needs. I got my hands on their latest innovation, a cordless snow blower powered by a 40-volt lithium ion battery, and compared it to their top-selling cord-based electric snow thrower.
Take a look at winter in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
These tough vinyl tarps can be used singly or glued together to make larger waterproof coverings.
Dogsleds are clean, green and run on renewable energy.
Hear the sleigh bells ringing in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
How important our tractor and snow thrower are in keeping us from getting snowed in. Our local cooperative.
Tips for driving safely and saving gas during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Participate this year in the annual Christmas Bird Count from December 14, 2012 - January 5, 2013 and help scientists understand how bird populations have changed over the past century.
Snow in the mountains is different than snow found at lower elevations.
How we expect the unexpected and turn blow down trees into lumber.
Dealing with a government agency to save a creek.
Our experience in living with bears.
Built tough for farmers, landscapers, ranchers construction companies and homeowners these unique implements give an added versatility to bucket loaders.
Tips for snow removal around your house and down the road.
“For anyone considering downsizing, or considering a small starter home, we say just do it!” Linda Bolton says. “We promise you won’t miss a thing living in a thousand square feet or less. You’ll just have smaller headaches.”
The new L3200 and L3800 deliver extra horsepower providing superior and efficient performance. Both models come equipped with either a gear-drive or three-range HST and an ample 10-gallon fuel tank, providing excellent efficiency.
Worksaver, Inc. introduces new clamp-on snow blades, ideal for compact tractors with non-quick attach buckets.
Choose smarter features for better results.
When it's -30 degrees outside you can make your own snow!
A typical winter morning chore - cleaning off the solar panels.
How we live in the mountains during the winter.
Earth Gauge describes the links between geography and weather during Geography Awareness Week.
What we do on snow days in the mountains when it is snowing hard outside.
We wade through deep snow to trim limbs and cut dead trees and nothing goes to waste.
On a snowy winter morning, the kitchen table becomes the grand cathedral of a home. It is the place of family, song, wood fires, community and love as we wait for spring.
How fast climate change will require you and your descendants to move north in order to keep farming and gardening a serious question you should be asking yourself.
Celebrate Meatless Monday with this sweet, tangy spring risotto.