Discovering the Birds of Texas

Learn to identify the birds of Texas, and make bird-watching even more enjoyable with Stan Tekiela’s famous Birds of Texas Field Guide. This book features 140 species of Texas birds organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don’t...

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Stargazing

Stargazing: Get to Know the Night Sky

If you’re stuck at home, you might, like millions of others, find yourself wanting a new hobby. Stargazing is a free, rewarding way to Be Well, Be Outdoors that you can start tonight—assuming the clouds cooperate. Better yet, you don’t need a fancy telescope or...

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Trees of the Carolinas

Identifying Trees of the Carolinas

Learn to identify the trees in the Carolinas with Stan Tekiela’s famous Trees of the Carolinas Field Guide. Learn about all 153 species found in the two states, organized by leaf type and attachment. Just look at a tree’s leaves, then go to the correct...

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Let’s Discover the Birds of Florida

Learn to identify birds in Florida, and make bird-watching even more enjoyable with Stan Tekiela’s famous Birds of Florida  Field Guide. This book features 140 species of Florida birds organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don’t know...

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Birds of the Carolinas

Discover Birds of the Carolinas

Learn to identify birds in the Carolinas, and make bird-watching even more enjoyable with Stan Tekiela’s famous Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide. His book features 140 species of North Carolina and South Carolina birds, organized by color for ease of use. This new edition...

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cowbird

The Mystery of the Cowbird

Naturalist and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela tells us all about the Brown-headed Cowbird. Did you know that it doesn’t build its own nest? Find out all about it! Nature has so many different ways to accomplish just one task--reproduction. At this time of year, it seems that...

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Cheese-Apple Danish Recipe

Julia Rutland, author of our upcoming cookbook Apples: 50 Tried and True Recipes, shares with us her Cheese-Apple Danish recipe. We tried it out and so should you!  INGREDIENTSMakes 4 servings 1 (8-ounce)􏰭 package cream 􏰁􏰐􏰬cheese, softened􏰃􏰆􏰂􏰑􏰒􏰉􏰋􏰄􏰑􏰘􏰄1/3 cup sugar􏰭1 large egg, separated1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon freshly grated...

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