Be aware, stay alert when you visit the woods
|Being attentive is beneficial in all aspects of life, and in the outdoors, this is especially true.
Students who pay attention will generally make ...|
'Hunger Games' increasing interest in student archery
|Across the country, archery is experiencing a wave of popularity with young people thanks, in part, to the successful Hunger Games book and movie se...|
Caribou—no shiny noses
|One deer certainly gets a lot of attention at the end of the year, thanks to a well known story and song about Santa Claus, a foggy Christmas Eve, a...|
Endangered whooper spotted in Kansas
|The first migrating whooping crane has been spotted in late October at the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, near Stafford in central Kansas. Whoopi...|
Guess That Spooky Sound!
|The days are growing longer, and it’s dark sooner instead of later, and there are a lot of very scary sounds out there in the woods.
Do you know wha...|
What is Alabama's the rarest animal?
|Occasionally, wildlife biologists are asked, “What is the rarest animal in your state?”
It might be interesting to consider candidates for Alabama’s...|
Welcome back, Wood Storks!
|While driving near her Alabama home last fall, wildlife biologist Carrie B. Johnson saw a flock of large black and white birds flying over the inter...|
NASP world championship sees record double participation
|When 2,907 archers from 22 states and 2 Canadian provinces met June 29 for the 2013 NASP® World Championship, it was the third largest archery tourn...|
|Thousands of toads and frogs appearing on roadways or in backyards at this time of year may conjure other worldly scenes, but there’s no need to panic...|
It's a snake, not an earthworm!
|Brunswick, Ga., resident Lori Parker was sweeping wet leaves from her patio in April 2013 when she picked up a mat and saw a few earthworms undernea...|
Respect Mother Nature's wildlife babies
|Despite the lingering cold weather in many parts of the nation, spring is here, bringing the arrival of baby birds and mammals.
It's a good time to r...|
Take time to check for ticks!
|As the weather warms and families spend more time outdoors, don’t forget to check for ticks.
All tick bites should be taken seriously because ticks a...|