Friday, February 23, 2018
butterflies

Insects avoid winter extremes in the same ways that vertebrates do, but they do it from a variety of life history stages, not just as adults.
owl

Next time you need a gift for a budding naturalist, consider owl pellets. They could be the sparks that inspire a young biologist.
sunset

Scott Shalaway reflects on the possibilities of the future and remembers treasures of the past.
ring-billed gull

If you're seeing gulls this winter, it's probably cold, you're probably a few miles from a lake or river and there's probably an open dumpster nearby.
snowy owl

Snowy owl irruptions into temperate zones delight birders, and this year is shaping up to be a big one, especially near the Great Lakes.
junco

In the fall, we await the reappearance of migratory birds that return to us from the north. Among the first to appear are Dark-eyed juncos.
daisy

Looking for a great holiday gift for an outdoorsman? Check out part two of Scott Shalaway's annual list of books for outdoor lovers.
turkeys

Let’s talk turkey for a minute — the wild version of the one gracing our tables. It’s a large, impressive, and noble bird.
book

Looking for a great holiday gift for an outdoorsman? Check out Scott Shalaway's annual list of books for outdoor lovers.
Chickadee

You can make winter more bearable for bluebirds, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches and Carolina wrens by building or purchasing a roost box.
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