Young Bucks Outdoors

Tiny Tags Track Wildlife for Researchers

Tiny Tags Track Wildlife for Researchers

By Roger Clay

Photo: This modern wildlife tracker is a Passive Integrated Transponder or PIT tag. One of the challenging things about studying wild animals is finding a way to uniquely identify individual animals.  Over the years, many methods have been used by researchers. Now, as technology advances, animals can be marked quickly, permanently, harmlessly ...

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Know Your Target

Know Your Target

By Stuart Goldsby

Photo: Practicing shooting skills at a range allows you to become more proficient in a safe environment. What or who is beyond the bull’s-eye? When it comes to handling a gun or a bow proficiently, the starting place is to do so safely. It’s simple. You’re responsible, legally and ethically, to safely handle your gun or bow, wh...

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YBO Critter Tales

Tundra Swans Soaring North
Tundra Swans Soaring North

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

If you live near an east or west coastline in the United States, the Mississippi River or any of the five Great Lakes, Utah’s Great Salt Lake or nearby marshland adjacent to these large bodies of water, you’ll know spring is nea... READ MORE


Returning a favor
Returning a favor

By Nebraska Game and Parks

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Nebraska reintroduced wild turkeys from other states to its landscape after the big birds had been extirpated decades earlier during the nation’s westward expansion. The reintroduction was so success... READ MORE


Crane or Heron?
Crane or Heron?

By Brandon Howell

“That blasted crane is fishing in my pond again,” I heard my father say. I have corrected him many times, but he still refers to the great blue heron as some kind of crane. Many wildlife viewers do not realize that herons and cr... READ MORE


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Copyright 2015 by Buckmasters, Ltd