Young Bucks Outdoors

Take care with some of these new babes in the woods

Take care with some of these new babes in the woods

By Buckmasters Online

During late summer, the young skunks begin to venture out under the watchful eye of their mothers. Just as children head back to the classrooms for a new school year, in the wild, young skunks are on the move and now out on their own. Hunters of all ages making late summer visits to the woods may encounter this smelliest of mammals, so caution is encouraged.  The sku...

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Conservation job-shadowing experience finds shared values and sheds

Conservation job-shadowing experience finds shared values and sheds

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Kegan Roberts found this elk shed during a job shadow with the Missouri Department of Conservation. When Missouri teens Kegan Roberts, 13, of Mountain View, and Mikey Hoffman, 14, of Birch Tree, had a chance to job-shadow Skyler Bockman who manages Twin Pines Conservation Education Center, both boys gained something extra during the experience. The boys found sheds ...

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YBO Critter Tales

Sea turtles are making history in Georgia
Sea turtles are making history in Georgia

By Buckmasters Online

Loggerhead sea turtles have crawled their way to a conservation milestone in Georgia. By the last week in July 2016, the hard-shell giants with log-sized heads had laid more than 3,100 nests, according to the Georgia Sea Turtle Cooperative... READ MORE


Killed by vehicle, rare wolverine located in Utah is exciting find for biologists
Killed by vehicle, rare wolverine located in Utah is exciting find for biologists

By Buckmasters Online

Even though it was hit and killed by a vehicle, the fact that a wolverine was found in northern Utah is exciting to staff with the Division of Wildlife Resources. The elusive animal was hit by a vehicle near Bear Lake in Rich County recentl... READ MORE


More bad news for our friends, the bats
More bad news for our friends, the bats

By Katrina Morris, Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources

Photo: Georgia DNR's Jackie Beck swabs a bat to check for Pd. — Photo courtesy Katrina Morris. The past year brought a lot of news about white-nose syndrome, and little of it good. The fungus that causes white-nose, Pseudogymnoascus d... READ MORE


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