Exploring Nature, February 2024

Exploring Nature, February 2024

After a snowfall, look for fresh animal tracks to identify. Hunt for shed antlers. Maintain bird feeding stations with seeds and suet treats. In late February or early March, wood frogs and salamanders come out of hibernation and begin laying eggs on warm, wet nights....
The Shed Hunt

The Shed Hunt

Shed elk antler. Photo © Harlyn Eby. “Okay, let’s go,” said Allyn as he jumped into the Dodge. The rest of us climbed in, and we set out for the mountains. After driving for approximately an hour, we turned onto a rough, steep road with many hairpin curves. Two hours...