Monday, May 16, 2022

With the arrival of spring, ramp and morel hunting is in full swing.
nuthatch

Mixed flocks of birds frequent feeders during fall and winter. Offer suet and sunflower seeds and learn to identify the "social climbers."
fishing pole

Most anglers are dedicated conservationists, but some are serious litterbugs. They need to stop littering waterways with used fishing line.

Three years ago my wife found an opossum in one of our sheds with a plastic six-pack ring around its neck. I immobilized the...

Though most active between dusk and dawn, weasels hunt any time they're hungry. Their small size and secretive nature, however, make them difficult to observe.
hummingbird moth

When you scan a group of hummingbirds carefully, you might notice that one looks a little different.

Whether you need help identifying birds for Project FeederWatch, or you're preparing for next month's Great Backyard Bird Count, or you'd just like to...

Usually, distinctive tent caterpillar webs appear in trees in April. They become more conspicuous throughout May, and by June they’re everywhere.
milky way

Though the plant world is presently dormant, a variety of animals have already begun a new cycle of life.
painted turtle

Grab a field guide and some old sneakers, beat the heat, and study some aquatic turtles as summer winds down.