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,...

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

The Naked Ladies and coneflowers are dominating the late summer flower gardens now, while the regal purple of the Ironweed reigns over the brushy bottoms and pastures. And recent cooler morning temperatures in...

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...

Field Notes

A hundred years ago, the old folks used to speak of traveling bands of visitors called gypsies. These nomadic groups of Indian and Eastern European descent would set up their camps, entertain the...

Field Notes

CD, THE BEAR cub from Point of View Farm in Beard, celebrated her first birthday January 15. Her mother, Rose, returned to the farm last winter to hibernate in her man-made den. Point of View...

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...

Field Notes

The Bruffy’s Creek Yayhoo by Devin McCoy   It was early fall, I was camping on a private piece of land in Bruffy’s Creek. The tract of land borders the outer most region of the Cranberry Wilderness....

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