Young Bucks Outdoors

A celestial question: Is it a Harvest or a Hunter’s Moon?

A celestial question: Is it a Harvest or a Hunter’s Moon?

By Buckmasters Online

During September when days and nights begin to cool, we look to the night sky to see a brilliant Harvest Moon, the full moon that occurs nearest the autumnal equinox. It’s the moon that gives off the most light at a time when bringing in a harvest takes longer than a full day. The brilliant moonlight—if the weather is not too cloudy—is bright enough to gi...

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Be a citizen scientist during the solar eclipse August 21

Be a citizen scientist during the solar eclipse August 21

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Halfway through the eclipse, anyone within the 70-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina, will experience a brief total eclipse when the moon completely blocks the sun’s bright face for up to 2 minutes 40 seconds. NASA—yes, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration—is looking for members of the public to participate in a nationwide sc...

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YBO Critter Tales

Migrating orioles love Southern hospitality (and grape jelly)
Migrating orioles love Southern hospitality (and grape jelly)

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: An adult male Baltimore oriole enjoys his favorite grape jelly snack at a feeder. During February 2017, for the third year in a row, South Carolina became known as the state most favored as a winter home by migrating Baltimore Oriole... READ MORE


Time for a Tick Check
Time for a Tick Check

By Buckmasters Online

Bloodsucker. It’s a vampire, a science fiction film, a song title, a comic book character. Or it’s a tick. Ticks are uninvited, annoying and potentially health-risking creatures that land on you and your pets. They can carry a l... READ MORE


Be aware—invasive species are everywhere
Be aware—invasive species are everywhere

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Starlings have been in America since 1890, so long that we don’t realize they are an invasive species. The stories arrive from the East Coast or the West, from the Great Lakes states, or the arid lands of the Southwest and the ... READ MORE


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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd