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Bluebird Summer

Bluebird Summer

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Eastern Bluebird. Photo © Steve Byland/Dreamstime.com. One beautiful spring morning, I noticed a pair of bluebirds checking out the wren house on our...

Exploring Nature, April 2024

Exploring Nature, April 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Just as farmers are hoping the spring dries up enough to get into the fields to mow hay, morel hunters are hoping for alternating rain and sunshine to...

Photographing Owls in Flight

Photographing Owls in Flight

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Eastern Screech-Owl catching a mouse. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Only a few minutes had passed, and already a screech owl had flown over our setup. From their...

Favorite Focus, March 2024

Favorite Focus, March 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Yesterday afternoon at The Wilds was cold…bitterly cold. Although the thermometer showed several degrees warmer than yesterday, the stout wind made this...

Log Cabin Bird Feeder

Log Cabin Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder Contest First Place Winner View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Here are the instructions and photos of the bird feeder that my brother Jeffery Schrock built for your contest....

Exploring Nature, March 2024

Exploring Nature, March 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Woodcocks are doing their courtship displays. Listen for their loud peenting or beeping at dusk on warm evenings. Grizzlies come out of hibernation in mid...

Month of March Artwork Winners

Month of March Artwork Winners

Grand Prize Artwork © Caleb Miller. First Place Artwork © John Mark Ramer. Second Place Artwork © Esther Jones. Third Place Artwork © Nathaniel King.