Thursday, January 23, 2020
winter bird

In his column this week, Scott Shalaway shares his Christmas poem and suet recipe.

Is the winter holiday season really the best time to take on a new pet? Scott Shalaway helps you weigh the pros and cons of giving a pet as a gift.

Here are some book titles worthy of consideration for nature-loving family and friends on your holiday gift list.
turkey head

Anyone who has ever tried to look at a wild turkey knows they have incredible eyesight. One moment you're looking at one; then you blink, and it's gone.

Like it or not, trophy hunting is legal. In his column this week, Scott Shalaway wonders whether or not it should be.
grey squirrel

November may seem a dull and lifeless prelude to a long, uneventful winter, but the struggle for life continues every day.
birds at a feeder

FeederWatch has become an effective tool for monitoring the distribution and abundance of winter birds that visit feeders. Learn how to get involved.
Halloween landscape

Scott Shalaway defends the outcast wildlife commonly associated with creepy Halloween decorations — bats, spiders and snakes.

Judith Sutherland provides an update on Kip's training, and details his recent encounter with cockleburs.
deer near road

Autumn is when deer-vehicle collisions peak. Learn how to be careful on the roadways and avoid collisions with deer.