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Which Bug Bites?

Which Bug Bites?

Water Workshop 1st Place Caddisfly larva. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Beep, beep, beep. At 5:00 in the morning, the persistent beeping of the alarm clock awakened me from a deep sleep. Oh, yes! I...

Birding Along the Linville Creek

Birding Along the Linville Creek

Spring Migration Bird Contest Second Place Linville Creek. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. The clock read 11:30 a.m. I was curled up on the couch flipping through the latest issue of Nature Friend, when the...

Glimpses of Pond Life

Glimpses of Pond Life

Water Workshop 2nd Place Sandhill Cranes. Photo © Dreamstime.com. “Let’s do this project.”We all agreed. What better time than now, with a pair of Sandhill Cranes nesting in our marshy pond?...

Lyra

Lyra

Ring Nebula. Photo © NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScl/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Lyra, the Harp, is a small constellation that lies almost straight overhead on August evenings in the...

In Search of Ducks!

In Search of Ducks!

Floating waterfowl blind. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Oh no, I thought, I didn’t put the flippers on my boots. I will have to wade back to the shore.After some awkward minutes trying to figure out...