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Spring Migration Time!

Spring is finally here and new birds are arriving each day.  One species that has already returned from their wintering grounds is the Ospre…

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Winter Vole Damage to Trees and Plants

By Joan Allen for UConn Extension   A lot of snow cover during the winter can be both good and bad. Good because it’s beautiful and nice for…

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Vote for the Conte!

USA Today is currently running a poll to determine the top 10 National Wildlife Refuges in the country. We have a chance to highlight the Co…

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Livestream: Live Eagle Cam!

VIDEO OF TORNADO FROM 3/25/15 IN OKLAHOMA Photos OF TORNADO FROM 3/25/15 in Oklahoma VIDEO OF SINK HOLE SWALLOWING TOUR BUS! VIDEO OF LIVE S…

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Change in seasons brings plenty of birds

It is hard to believe that for some birds spring is already here. Waterfowl and diving birds like loons and grebes are already heading north…

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Creating a Birdseed Bag Tote

Photo & Article: Susan Pelton for UConn Extension   This has certainly been a very cold winter and so many of the feathered species that rem…

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Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count is coming up!  The count is sponsored by Audubon, Bird Studies Canada and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and o…

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Snow Birds

The weather has taken a snowy turn this winter and indications are that the trend could continue.  Whether you dread the next storm or look …

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Plant Defenses Against Insects

By Pamm Cooper for UConn Extension Photo: Illinois Extension  Historically, insects have been the most important bane of the plant kingdom. …