Stories by MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen takes part in the Christmas Bird Count and, as always, resists the temptation to track mammals.
Has anyone else noticed it’s been a winterberry fall? Not sure what that means? Kirk will tell you.
Forever on the search for cool mushrooms, MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen gives “fall colors” a whole new meaning.
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen takes a trip to Monhegan in search of songbirds, and find many other cool creatures instead.
After an overseas vacation, MCHT Land Steward is back on Maine soil, and seeing the wildlife all around him with new eyes.
Just add water, and mushrooms arrive in full force—even in the generally hot and dry summer months.
These hot midsummer days aren’t good for much except swimming, lemonade sipping, and dragonfly spotting.
Every spring, bird and mammal populations swell. But as the summer goes on, populations dwindle. What’s this about?
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen falls for Maine’s native flowers—and tells you all about some of his favorites.
When songbirds migrate through Maine in the spring, you better believe MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen is outside listening and looking for warblers.
Learn more about the Downy, the Hairy, and the Pileated
Looking to spot semi-aquatic animals this winter? Find a hole in the ice near you!
Wildlife tracks, trails, and what to make of them—your guide to winter wandering through Maine marshes
Forced south of their typical range due to food shortage, the Maine coast is seeing some special birds this season