turtles

Turtles, Turtles, Everywhere

Stan Tekiela, naturalist and wildlife photographer par excellence, shares with us his fascination for turtles. I often find the most interesting things in nature are the most mundane. For example, I am sure many of you are seeing turtles crossing roads or perhaps crawling across...

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bugs

Kids Love Bugs

In today’s post we tell you how to take your kids on an exciting bug hunt. Bugs are everywhere, and this is a great family activity. Here is what you need to get started: A store-bought bug house, or a clear plastic/glass container with holes in...

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How to Conduct a Backyard Bird Count

If you’re new to birding, chances are you probably haven’t conducted a backyard bird count before. If you want to be well—and be outdoors—bird-watching is one of the easiest, most accessible options. It’s something one can do in the suburbs, in rural areas, and even...

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