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Creature Feature – The Cottontail Rabbit
June 10, 2019, No Comments

Cottontail rabbits are common and prolific.  There are several species, but we’re most likely to see the eastern cott ...

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Creature Feature – The Baltimore Oriole
May 18, 2019, No Comments

Each spring, the Baltimore oriole returns to us from its wintering grounds in Central America to breed and raise young. ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Pleco
May 18, 2019, No Comments

Plecos are algae-eaters, but your home aquarium won’t provide enough algae to keep your pleco full. You’ll n ...

Spring Cleaning for your Mind
May 6, 2019, No Comments

As you begin spring cleaning and tending to the outside landscaping of your home, also think about cleaning out the clut ...

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Creature Feature – Raccoons
May 6, 2019, No Comments

Raccoons are one of the most easily recognized mammals.  Some folks find them adorable; others feel they’re a nuisanc ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Sharks
April 2, 2019, No Comments

Sharks are very popular in todays aquarium market. They are not true sharks but some do look like a real shark. The redt ...

Spring Clean Your Mind
March 20, 2019, No Comments

Here’s something new to try for spring. How about a little spring cleaning for your mind? Attending to your mind i ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Serpae Tetra
March 20, 2019, No Comments

The serpae tetra is a species of tropical freshwater fish of the characin family. It is native to the Amazon River drain ...

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Creature Feature – The Mourning Cloak Butterfly
March 20, 2019, No Comments

I’m in awe of seemingly fragile things that survive our brutal winters, like delicate butterflies.  Among the first s ...

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Creature Feature – Red-bellied Woodpecker
March 6, 2019, No Comments

This attractive woodpecker lives in  woodlands, especially those near rivers and swampy areas. It has also adjusted to ...