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Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Birds ...

Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Birds

The Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Birds is a compact, attention-grabbing book from National Geographic Kids. The guide includes photos and info on 175 birds common, or mostly common, to North America. Trying to bring my mindset to that of a child isn’t that difficult since I spend nearly all my free time around my two […]

Grass Lawns – Less is More

Grass Lawns – Less is More

Grass lawns are the most common landscape in many places. They are durable, easy to grow and just what is considered normal. Since we are a family full of dogs and sports players, we don’t discount the use of grass entirely, but there are a lot of reasons why we could start changing the amount […]

Composting is for the Birds

Composting is for the Birds

Composting is for the birds! Okay, that might not be your first thought when you think of composting. But two main benefits of composting, soil health and reducing waste, are important keys to helping the birds and all wildlife. Reduce Waste Waste that can be composted such as vegetable scraps, newspaper, egg shells, coffee grounds […]

Fascination of Birds: From the Albatr...

Fascination of Birds: From the Albatross to the Yellowthroat

The Fascination of Birds: From the Albatross to the Yellowthroat by William Young is a collection of essays on 99 different types of birds. These easy-to-read stories are short but well researched. They include a mix of folklore, science, and even some conservation information. This book is definitely a lighter read but that doesn’t take […]

Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

If you are interested in a new easy way to directly help conservation projects you can now purchase an Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp. The cost is fifteen dollars and fourteen of it is used directly for conservation. Each year there a photo contest will determine the image featured. The main reasons to buy the Ohio […]

Biggest Week in American Birding R...

Biggest Week in American Birding

This year’s Biggest Week in American Birding is only a little over a month away! This year’s festival runs from May 6th through May 15th and is sure not to disappoint! The Biggest Week in American Birding is one of the most popular birding festivals in the United States. It’s been growing every year and […]

Backyard Farming

backyard farming

Backyard farming is the approach to plant trees, shrubs, flowers, and produce to improve your own personal habitat while also helping birds and other wildlife. Any size yard can be used and all improvements big and small are important. Homegrown produce helps the environment by reducing waste and the need to purchase groceries that have […]

Hiking With a Toddler – First D...

Hiking With a Toddler

Hiking with a toddler is always an interesting endeavor. But since Sunday was the first day of spring, I decided to take my 2 1/2 year old out for a mid-morning, pre-nap hike in a local forest preserve. The weather was chilly, meaning hat and gloves and repeated requests to “put hat and gloves back […]

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