Young Bucks Outdoors

Fall hiking? Time to plan and prepare

Fall hiking? Time to plan and prepare

By Buckmasters Online

No matter where you live, the arrival of fall brings renewed interest in hiking. Exploring local trails, parks and other recreational opportunities continues to engage people with the outdoors, something important for physical and mental health. As temperatures cool and colorful foliage emerges, there’s a surge in hikers hitting the trails. It’s fun for people...

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An extreme threat - Another state invaded by tegus

An extreme threat - Another state invaded by tegus

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: A dangerous invader has arrived in South Carolina, the Argentine black and white tegu lizard.– Photo courtesy Dustin Smith, SCDNR. Argentine black and white tegus first invaded Florida, the state with more invasive species than any other. Then they moved into Georgia, greatly alarming to conservationists and biologists. On August 21, 2020, a year after their ...

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YBO Critter Tales

Turn your jack-o'-lantern into a wildlife snack-o’-lantern
Turn your jack-o'-lantern into a wildlife snack-o’-lantern

By Buckmasters Online

It’s pumpkin season everywhere. Folks carve them, arrange them, paint them, use them in fall decorations, turn them into pies or roast seeds for snacks. From October through November the colorful orange squash plants are a welcome sig... READ MORE


Brown Booby makes rare appearance in Missouri Ozarks
Brown Booby makes rare appearance in Missouri Ozarks

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Photo: The first-ever sighting of the tropical seabird, the Brown Booby, was made in the Ozarks along the Current River in Ripley County in southern Missouri. – Photo courtesy of Debbie Prance-Orosz, MDC. Missouri recently made histor... READ MORE


Is that a dead snake or . . . ?
Is that a dead snake or . . . ?

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Is it really dead or is this snake playing possum? – Photo courtesy Douglas Mills. People who study reptiles and some who simply like snakes often become very cheerful when they encounter an Eastern hognose snake on a hiking tr... READ MORE


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