Young Bucks Outdoors

Beware this King Kong of monster plants

Beware this King Kong of monster plants

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: UV-light exposure on skin touched by giant hogweed sap creates extremely painful blisters. It’s King Kong of monster plants, and it might be growing in the woods near you. From a distance, it looks pretty—like a spectacular, gigantic relative of Queen Anne’s Lace. But giant hogweed is one of the most toxic plants you could ever encounter. Be aware...

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Over half a million arrows fly at 2019 Eastern NASP Nationals

Over half a million arrows fly at 2019 Eastern NASP Nationals

By Brittany Jones/National Archery in the Schools

Photo: A record-setting 14,946 student archers competed during the 2019 National Archery in the Schools Program National Tournament May 9-11 in Louisville. – Photo courtesy Genesis Archery. Louisville, Kentucky was flooded with planes, trains, buses and automobiles May 9-11, as more than 45,000 student archers, coaches, family and friends gathered at the Kentucky Fai...

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YBO Critter Tales

Turtles—Give ‘em a brake
Turtles—Give ‘em a brake

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: If you help a turtle to cross a road, assist its journey by always moving it in the same direction it was heading. It’s spring and turtles are on the move—slowly. Very slowly. From Massachusetts to Mississippi and across ... READ MORE


Resist the rescue! The wildlife babies are fine.
Resist the rescue! The wildlife babies are fine.

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: The best way to deal with the baby animal you believe is an orphan is to leave it alone. It’s as predictable as the arrival of spring. You’ve found a baby bird or perhaps a fawn or, maybe, a clutch of very young rabbits.... READ MORE


Hey, what’s hoppin’?
Hey, what’s hoppin’?

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey

Photo: Frogs like this Blanchard’s cricket frog call as part of their courtship, as an army of volunteers listen for their calls in wetlands, marshes, lakes and rivers. If it’s April in Wisconsin, it’s time to count frogs ... READ MORE


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