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By Dave Curry On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Field Notes

They are coming. It won’t be long now. On the first dark, rainy, foggy night with temperatures above 45 degrees, they will appear. They will be loud, cold and maybe a little slimy. And they will be everywhere. This More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Field Notes

Congratulations are in order for Rick Hartzell, of Arbovale, for being named Wildlife Manager of the Year by the West Virginia State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.  He was presented the “Making More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Field Notes – February 13 -

This coming weekend marks the return of the Great Backyard Bird Count. From February 14 to the 17th, volunteers around the world will identify and count birds in their yards and communities and then submit those More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Field Notes

The fall 2013 bear season recently came to an end and was once again very successful. A total of 2,682 black bears were taken by hunter’s statewide – an almost identical number to last year’s  and second More...

By Dave Curry On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Field Notes

The numbers are in for the recently completed deer season and are just about what the Department of Natural Resources expected – with only a few surprises. Statewide 56,333 bucks were harvested with firearms this More...

By Dave Curry On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Field Notes

Birdhouse Report for 2013 While visiting with family and friends on Thanksgiving Day, a lone female Bluebird was observed sitting high in the top of an apple tree. Had we searched the apples and shrubs further, More...

By Dave Curry On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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Close encounter with the sun

Don’t look now, but the comet of the century has been on a near collision course with our sun. Yes, yes, I know we have all heard that before and then been disappointed with results, but the jury is still out More...