Along the Shore

Along the Shore

Spring singers in the swamp

Wood frogs are easily identified by the black bandit mask across their eyes, and their duck-like quack given from the water. | EMILY STONE

Each spring, I find myself stepping outside on mild evenings to listen for the frog chorus. If my own wet woods are silent, I’ll pick a warm afternoon to ride my bike slowly down a certain stretch of road where a southwest-facing wetland always seems to thaw first. The rough quacks of wood frogs Continue Reading...