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Living on the Edge!

Aug 17, 2009

Chad Smith, the area manager at Whetstone Creek Conservation Area, has been watching this rooster for a couple days. Chad said the bird flies in and feeds under the brush hog. Easy pickings with all the seeds and dead insects.

image of Quail rooster foraging beneath brush hog

image of quail rooster foraging beneath brush hog

Great pictures, but mowing still doesn't get my vote as a good habitat practice for quail.

 

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Discover Paddling, Discover Nature

Aug 17, 2016

Have you ever wished you could float silently through the woods, sneaking up on wildlife for a hunt, a birding expedition, or just a better photo? There is a way, and it affords you a lot more than just a closer look.

Viceroy caterpillar

A Cruddy Looking Success Story

Aug 15, 2016

With the Olympics wrapping up soon, sports enthusiasts and candid viewers alike have been plugged in and watching the next big event.  In nature's game of survival, there too are a variety of “headlines” that can amaze and inspire. 

New footbridges improve public access

Inquiring minds want to know…

Jul 25, 2016

Inquiring minds want to know what is going on with the renovations at Duck Creek this summer. Below is a description of items that have been accomplished and other plans that will move forward as the summer progresses.