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NASP 2015 World Tournament

NASP 2015 World Tournament

By Brittany Jones

Nearly 5,000 student archers compete for NASP World titles. A total of 4,871 highly competitive student archers from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Namibia came to Nashville July 22-25 for the National Archery in the Schools (NASP®) 2015 World Tournament at the Music City Center. The large increase in attendan... READ MORE

Don’t attract bears—stash your trash!

Don’t attract bears—stash your trash!

By Buckmasters Online

No matter where you live, it seems a bear has been spotted in the area. Sometimes a bear visit makes the news, and sometimes it’s just a funny video that takes a trip through social media. If you live in an area where bears are seen more frequently, there are things you can do to make your property less inviting to bears to prevent a potentia... READ MORE

Archers Break World Record—AGAIN!

Archers Break World Record—AGAIN!

By Brittany Jo Jones, NASP

Photo: Taking top honors for the 2015 NASP target competition are Miles Wilson, Irvington, Ala., overall male, and overall female, Sophia Kleinmann of Louisville, Ky. From Prince of Wales, Alaska, to Washington, D.C., student archers, coaches, friends and family descended on the Louisville, Ky., Exposition Center May 6-9 for the 2015 National Arch... READ MORE

Please, do NOT rescue me

Please, do NOT rescue me

By Buckmasters Online

It’s spring, you’re taking a walk in the woods, and wait . . . look over there. It’s almost hidden; it’s a baby animal. And it’s all alone. Or is it? What you won’t see is the adult hiding nearby, watching you and waiting for you to leave. The best thing you can do when you see any young animal is to leave it al... READ MORE

Plant a tree for Arbor Day

Plant a tree for Arbor Day

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: These young Missourians are planting native trees for Arbor Day. Recognized during the last Friday in April, Arbor Day is of special interest in Missouri where residents have observed the day since 1886 when the General Assembly adopted the holiday for the appreciation and planting of trees. Many states have earlier or later Arbor Day obse... READ MORE

Tiny Tags Track Wildlife for Researchers

Tiny Tags Track Wildlife for Researchers

By Roger Clay

Photo: This modern wildlife tracker is a Passive Integrated Transponder or PIT tag. One of the challenging things about studying wild animals is finding a way to uniquely identify individual animals.  Over the years, many methods have been used by researchers. Now, as technology advances, animals can be marked quickly, permanently, harmlessly ... READ MORE

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