Watch and listen to what’s going on in the water at Deer Pond Farm
May 8, 2020 — I did a crossword puzzle the other day in which one of the clues was something like “loathsome person” and the answer was “toad.” I took umbrage. I thought: what an insult to toads! The trill of the American toad is one of the most beautiful sounds in nature. There is nothing loathsome about it.
You can hear it at the start of this terrific video that our Deer Pond Farm staff recorded this week. And stick around for Jim Arrigoni’s terrific description of the aquatic invertebrates he found. — Tom Andersen