Field Notes

For all of you early risers out there, you may have taken notice of a pile of bright stars in the morning sky. They can be found above the eastern horizon just before...

Field Notes

The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources recently posted the 2014 Big Game Bulletin on their website. This is a compilation of game harvest statistics broken out into county and DNR districts, as...

Field Notes

Bear season for 2015 is over and West Virginia hunters had another banner year, harvesting a record 3,195 bears. That number is up 34 percent over the 2014 total of 2,385 and 17 percent...

Field Notes

The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources has released preliminary numbers on the recently completed Gun Buck Season, and it appears that West Virginia hunters had a good year. A total of 66,374 antlered...

Field Notes

As 2015 comes to a close, it seems appropriate to tie up some loose ends before proceeding into the New Year. And now would be a good time to wrap up last summer’s birdhouse summary...

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

By Dave Curry Fresh green leaf lettuce mixed with a little bit of chopped Romaine and green onion is the start of a good salad. Add in some green peppers and ripe tomato, all straight...

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...