Young Bucks Outdoors

Start the year right—Hike!

Start the year right—Hike!

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Last year nearly 55,000 Americans began the New Year by collectively hiking over 133,000 miles throughout the country on the guided hikes, like this group in New York. – Photo courtesy New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Across the country, there exists a dedicated band of people who begin the new year with a hike. Some say it’s a refreshi...

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Cold weather bird watching for science and fun

Cold weather bird watching for science and fun

By Buckmasters Online

For avian fans, it’s bird watching time all the time, but this time of year finds many people investigating how their pleasant pastime of bird-feeder observations can become part of a citizen scientist effort. They won’t need to look very far. From November through February, there is an abundance of national and state projects for bird watching and counting. Ma...

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YBO Critter Tales

How do birds stay warm?
How do birds stay warm?

By Buckmasters Online

With freezing, low winter temperatures across much of the county this winter, do you wonder how birds can stay warm in the coldest months? Common redpolls are a great example. These energetic foragers weigh less than 15 grams and can survi... READ MORE


The eagles have landed!
The eagles have landed!

By Arizona Department of Game and Fish

Arizona’s bald eagle nest cam is now streaming. Eagle watchers have been avidly following nesting raptors with cameras aimed at nests near city and government buildings or in massive trees above rail yards, and now, there’s diff... READ MORE


When saving bats is as simple (and complicated) as fixing a bridge
When saving bats is as simple (and complicated) as fixing a bridge

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

A busy northwest Georgia bridge and the massive colony of bats that call it home are both better off thanks to recent work that preserved the structure and its wildlife. The Interstate 75 bridge near Calhoun averages 72,000 vehicles a day. ... READ MORE


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