Did I See a Bald Eagle?

As the winter season approaches, bald eagles are moving into Missouri from breeding areas to our north. More

Birds Beat Cold the Same Old Way

As I sat in front of the fireplace last weekend and listened to winds gusting in a 2-degree day, I tried to imagine what it was like to live in Missouri 4,000 years ago. More

Life Blooms Despite the Cold

It was another windy, cold winter day. More

Missouri’s 15 Million Acres of Woods

Missouri has a wealth of woods—15 million acres in fact. There actually are more trees today than there were 50 years ago. More
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Your Own Wreath from Nature

Celebrating the holiday season with the help of nature’s bounty is a comforting break from going from store to store. More

Owls in the Night

It’s easy to get so closed up into the house on those dark winter nights that I forget to step outside, see the stars and listen to the life out there. More

Drought and Deer Disease

The coincidence of this blog and what I found on a walk along a creek where we live is quite bizarre. More
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Cabin Fever Cure

Learn about the bald eagle and escape the winter doldrums. More

Birds in Snow

Small birds can struggle with prolonged deep snow. More
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Signs of Spring

Here are a few natural history tidbits that might give you psychological comfort that spring is indeed approaching. More
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