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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 parti... READ MORE

One way to protect the pollinators—plant milkweed

One way to protect the pollinators—plant milkweed

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Monarch butterflies are essential pollinators and the milkweed is essential to monarchs. – Photo by Greg Wagner/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce, according to the U.S. Department of Agric... READ MORE

Archers from smallest school take jumbo NASP title

Archers from smallest school take jumbo NASP title

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: The Sarcoxie, Missouri, High School archery team set the record for highest NASP National Tournament team score with 3,465 out of 3,600. – Photo Courtesy Sarcoxie High School. When the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) national tournament and the NASP International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) 3D Challenge were held May 11, 12 an... READ MORE

A natural career choice, following the family footsteps

A natural career choice, following the family footsteps

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Scott Whitcomb, right, his father Doug, and his daughter Mikayla pose for a photo with Mikayla’s first buck. – Photo courtesy Scott Whitcomb. It’s common in America for youngsters to follow the same career footsteps as their parents. How many small businesses have “& Son” stenciled on their windows? Natural ... READ MORE

Don’t rescue young wildlife

Don’t rescue young wildlife

By Buckmasters Online

Spring means it is time for wildlife to bear young.  Often, during this time of year, people come in contact with seemingly orphaned young wildlife and want to help – but it is best to leave them where you find them, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. "When you take wildlife into ... READ MORE

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

By David Rainer

Photo: Beagles pour out of the dog box as John Shanklin, left, opens the doors, while Antoine Cheatham and Prentiss Thomas, right, get their hunting equipment ready for the first hunt of the day. After the first strike, Shanklin managed to bag the cottontail that took the beagles on a lengthy race. The drizzle of rain didn’t bother Antoine Ch... READ MORE

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