Category Archives: Sightings

Hawk Watch Talk

Thanks to John Anderson for a great talk about the Hawk watch! The Putney Mountain Hawkwatch – It’s History and Accomplishments The speaker for the Putney Mountain Association Annual Meeting on Jan. 24th, 2016 was John Anderson, drawing upon his … Continue reading

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Sheep, Day 2-3

Here’s a pic I took Sept, 25th, around 3pm….. I hiked up the mountain with my trusty greyhound to see how the sheep were getting on.  Rani perked up her ears when she heard the soft baa-ing sounds as we … Continue reading

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The Flock has Arrived!

As sent to us by Lauren Von K at the Green Mountain Spinnery… Despite preparing for a 3 day journey, the 30 ewe flock (Shepard Major and guard dog) have landed! The crew set off mid morning. Half a day/7 … Continue reading

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Sheep Trek starts to top of Putney Mountain

Video taken this morning at Major Farm News release from Green Mountain Spinnery: Something a little magical is happening in Putney this week: 30 ewes from David Major’s flock is headed our way to help clear the top of Putney Mountain.David … Continue reading

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Goats on the Mountain!

Putney Mountain Association has embarked on a pilot project, using goats to control invasive buckthorn on the Putney  Mountain summit. For many years we have been cutting buckthorn back on our annual clearing days. The hawk-watchers also contribute many hours cutting in season. … Continue reading

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