Birthday Surprise

Birthday Surprise

Black bear. Photo © Anthony Burkholder. One warm summer evening in September, my family was outside eating my little brother’s birthday cake. Suddenly my mother shaded her eyes and exclaimed, “What is that?”We all looked and then stared. Right across the road at our...
Creative Writing Contest

Creative Writing Contest

Have your creating writing featured in Nature Friend Magazine! Families subscribed to the Study Guide edition may participate. All ages are welcome, and family participation is encouraged. Submit your story by September 30, 2021. Contest Details The nuts and bolts of...