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Creature Feature – Swallowtail Butterflies
June 17, 2022, No Comments

The Swallowtail butterfly family has several members, including the Tiger Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail, Black Swallowt ...

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Creature Feature – Fawn Facts
May 30, 2022, No Comments

This time each year, it’s good to revisit some facts about white-tailed deer fawns. A tiny fawn often appears abandone ...

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Creature Feature – May Treasures
May 18, 2022, No Comments

As a nature enthusiast, May is one of my favorite months.  Beauty abounds:  the eruption of verdant leaves in the wood ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Banjo Catfish
May 6, 2022, No Comments

A lot of people are not familiar with the banjo catfish. They are a cool looking catfish and I try to get them in whenev ...

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Creature Feature – Emerald Ash Borer Beetles
May 6, 2022, No Comments

The first invasive emerald ash borers (EABs) were discovered in Michigan in 2002, where they probably hitchhiked oversea ...

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Creature Feature – Moose
April 20, 2022, No Comments

Although it’s unlikely we’ll encounter a moose in this neck of the woods, the Adirondack Region hosts around 600-700 ...

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Creature Feature – The Buzz on Honeybees
April 20, 2022, No Comments

Spring brings more insect activity.  Some insects, like black flies and mosquitoes, are less than popular; but most peo ...

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Creature Feature – Keep the Peace with Black Bears
April 4, 2022, No Comments

Black bears are emerging from their winter dens, so don’t be alarmed to see them on hiking trails, near water, crossin ...

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Creature Feature – Fishing Lead Free Protects Wildlife
March 22, 2022, No Comments

As both a lifetime angler and a devoted conservationist, I’m dismayed by the deadly impact of lead fishing tackle on w ...

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Creature Feature – Good Luck!
March 10, 2022, No Comments

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, when four-leaf clovers and the Wearin’ o’ the Green will perhaps bring some Luck ...