Chores bring thoughts of spring
It won't be long and the "hoo-eek, hoo-eek" calls of hen wood ducks and the high-pitched whistles from drake "woodies" will be sounding from river-bottoms and wetlands everywhere. Conditions, I believe, should be favorable for this year's annual return. Runoff from springtime snowmelt ought to fill low-flowing rivers and wetland basins with plenty of water.
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