Young Bucks Outdoors

Don’t rescue young wildlife

Don’t rescue young wildlife

By Buckmasters Online

Spring means it is time for wildlife to bear young.  Often, during this time of year, people come in contact with seemingly orphaned young wildlife and want to help – but it is best to leave them where you find them, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. "When you take wildlife into your home, you often take...

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A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

By David Rainer

Photo: Beagles pour out of the dog box as John Shanklin, left, opens the doors, while Antoine Cheatham and Prentiss Thomas, right, get their hunting equipment ready for the first hunt of the day. After the first strike, Shanklin managed to bag the cottontail that took the beagles on a lengthy race. The drizzle of rain didn’t bother Antoine Cheatham at all after the b...

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YBO Critter Tales

Be Bear Aware this Spring
Be Bear Aware this Spring

By Buckmasters Online

Longer daylight hours, warming temperatures and green, growing plants mean black bears are moving from Vermont and Michigan to Missouri and west to Montana, and all the states between. And all those bears are looking for the same thing:&nbs... READ MORE


Unwelcome guests or feathered friends?
Unwelcome guests or feathered friends?

By Buckmasters Online

If you live in an urban or rural area, the sight of a gaggle of Canada geese is not unusual. That wasn’t always the case. In 1982, fewer than 500,000 resident Canada geese lived in America, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv... READ MORE


Get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20
Get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20

By Buckmasters Online

Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20 is a great time to become a citizen scientist involved in the grand effort to count birds—and it can be done from the comfort of your own back yard. The annual Great Backyard Bird Count ... READ MORE


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