An Oakland Audubon Birding Adventure & More! — Oakland County Blog

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Oakland Audubon Society offers free, fun filled trips for birders of all ages. They are enriching family-friendly events where participants often encounter the unexpected. As expected, my hike with their “young birders” last Saturday morning at 2,454-acre Indian Springs Metropark was no exception. Thirty-six species of birds, including five different […]

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Custer State Park — National Parks USA

Welcome back to National Parks & other public lands with T! If you are seeing this on Twitter or Facebook, please visit the blog to see all of the photos and read the story by clicking the link. Custer State Park is South Dakota’s largest and first state park, named for Lt. Colonel George Armstrong […]

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New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve: Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge — National Parks USA

Welcome back to National Parks & other public lands with T! If you are seeing this on Twitter or Facebook, please visit the blog to see all of the photos and read the story by clicking the link. The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is in Medford on the edge of the NJ Pinelands National […]

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5-Foot Gator Ends up in One of Chicago’s Most Popular Parks, Baffling Authorities — KTLA

It was a totally normal Tuesday in Chicago’s Humboldt Park until someone spotted an alligator lurking in the park’s lagoon. What started as a few eyebrow-raising photos turned into an intensive search as the Chicago Police Department and the city’s animal control raced to find the animal. Sure enough, gator business was afoot. The police…

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Can Jaguar Conservation be Profitable? — The Jaguar

When one thinks of wildlife conservation, it’s tempting to think of non-profit organizations and government agencies. After all, that’s who does much of the front-lines conservation work. Biologist Ron Pulliam is trying something different: a for-profit company.

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Chestnut-Backed Chickadee — nature has no boss

Hearing the Chickadees calling in the trees above our heads we expected to look up and see either a black-capped or mountain chickadee as we had seen them earlier this day. However to our surprise we we greeted by this little Chestnut-Backed Chickadee looking down at us and hunting insects just above our heads. The […]

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