Friday, May 6, 2016

 Recently Tennessee’s Fish & Wildlife Commission approved the state’s first modern day sandhill crane hunt. It will run from Nov. 28 through Jan. 1.A...

My first night at Boy Scout summer camp many years ago, I was rousted from my sleeping bag to go on a snipe hunt....

At $15, a “Duck Stamp” is arguably the best investment a conservationist can make. More formally called the “Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation...

Recovering an endangered species requires legal protection, habitat, motivated staff, funding and time. Sometimes it can take decades for a species to recover.When a...

North America’s duck populations stable or improving.

Summer time is insect time. Unfortunately, stinging and biting species such as wasps and mosquitoes get most of our attention for all the wrong...

A few weeks ago I wrote about snakes and why they’re good to have around. I urged readers to protect them rather than kill...

It’s not often I devote an entire column to a single new book, but The Warbler Guide, by Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle (2013,...

The best of summer comes from the garden or a roadside produce stand; the worst lurks in our backyards. My favorite summer garden foods...

Last week my wife informed me she had seen the first big black rat snake of the year stretched across the road in front...
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