Young Bucks Outdoors

Hunter or Hiker? Wear blaze orange!

Hunter or Hiker? Wear blaze orange!

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Photo: Steven Williamson of New Hampshire is proud of his first woodcock. Every fall, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts make a fashion statement when they don a bright, blaze orange article of clothing before they head outdoors to hunt or hike. Fluorescent orange hats, vests or jackets make you highly visible, one of several key safety precautions fo...

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Think kindly about dead trees

Think kindly about dead trees

By Joel D. Glover

Have you ever been in the woods and noticed a dead tree? A dead tree is a sad thing, or is it? Take a closer look. Wildlife biologists regularly visit with landowners to give them management advice. Often, a landowner points to a dead tree says they just haven’t gotten around to cutting it down. They often step back when the biologist won...

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YBO Critter Tales

Crane or Heron?
Crane or Heron?

By Brandon Howell

“That blasted crane is fishing in my pond again,” I heard my father say. I have corrected him many times, but he still refers to the great blue heron as some kind of crane. Many wildlife viewers do not realize that herons and cr... READ MORE


Spotlighting Arizona’s black-footed ferrets
Spotlighting Arizona’s black-footed ferrets

By Arizona Game & Fish Dept.

During October, workers and volunteers with the Arizona Game and Fish Department will be looking for—and counting—an elusive nocturnal carnivore, the black-footed ferret. Because the ferret is almost strictly nocturnal, the mean... READ MORE


It’s a box turtle! Can I keep it?
It’s a box turtle! Can I keep it?

By Chas Moore

Finding a slow moving turtle is wonderful discovery, and one of the most commonly found turtles in the United States is a box turtle. Most turtles are aquatic, living in rivers, streams, ponds, swamps and lakes, but like tortoises, box turt... READ MORE


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