Into the woods

  MAMA BEAR ROSE and her three-month-old cub, CD, said good-bye to their den at Point of View Farm at Beard Saturday and headed out to the surrounding hills and woods. Rose seems to be offering some...

Field Notes

Early Nesting Results The first round of nesting is nearly complete for some of the cavity nesters. Five pairs of bluebirds began in late April when they took up housekeeping in scattered boxes at the observatory. ...

See how he grows

Field Notes

After starting out humid and rainy and finishing dry and not all that hot, the “Dog Days” of summer are finally at an end. This annual astrological event is to be closely followed...

Can’t ‘bear’ to be away

ROSE AND HER cub, C.D., paid a visit to their old stomping ground, Point of View Farm at Beard, a couple of weeks ago. The pair showed up after dark on a Saturday night...

Field Notes – Meanwhile back at camp

Dave Curry Contributing Writer The guys had been hard at work at Camp Broken Antler as they usually were in the early fall. Every year was something new and different. A new sleeping room or skinning...

Field Notes

Last week the rains finally arrived. The Observatory recorded more than three inches over the last six days which will go a long way toward jump-starting lawns and gardens. Spring migration is in full swing...

Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday

It’s that time again. A time when you get to be a scientist, collect valuable data in real time, and then submit that data into a huge, international data base sponsored by a...