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Backyard Stargazing

Backyard Stargazing

View the January Nature Friend Magazine Andromeda Galaxy. Photo © Shaphan Shank. “Good night, Dad and Mom,” I said as I strode to the door, clad in a winter coat, hat, and boots.“Good night,” they...

Triangulum and Aries

Triangulum and Aries

View the January Nature Friend Study Guide Triangulum and Aries are a pair of small constellations that lie south of Andromeda, between the Great Square of Pegasus and the Pleiades. Triangulum, the...

Chickens in the Garden

Chickens in the Garden

View the January Nature Friend Study Guide Photo © Natalie Board/Dreamstime.com. In previous articles, we have looked at the importance of underground livestock such as earthworms, nematodes,...

What We Learned Yesterday

What We Learned Yesterday

View the January Nature Friend Study Guide This is the result from my first effort. The camera was handheld. Photo © Kevin Shank. “The bird must be here,” I stated to the family as we approached the...

Wild Water Worms

Wild Water Worms

View the January Nature Friend Magazine Photos © Dreamstime.com. Bootlace worms are the longest animals in the world. They can grow up to nearly 200 feet (60 m) —longer than a blue whale. They are...

Turkina

Turkina

View the January Nature Friend Magazine Wild Turkey hen. Photo © Linda Lombardo/Dreamstime.com. My nephew and I were in the field behind our old house, when suddenly he pointed up the field and...