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How to safely share the woods with hunters

How to safely share the woods with hunters

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Blaze orange, hot pink or neon green clothing is a must for hiking or biking in the woods during fall. When hikers or trail bike riders enter the woods this fall, they need to remember it’s hunting season for small game, waterfowl and big game, and go prepared to share the woods with hunters before they leave home.Sharing the woods wi... READ MORE

Fall hiking? Time to plan and prepare

Fall hiking? Time to plan and prepare

By Buckmasters Online

No matter where you live, the arrival of fall brings renewed interest in hiking. Exploring local trails, parks and other recreational opportunities continues to engage people with the outdoors, something important for physical and mental health. As temperatures cool and colorful foliage emerges, there’s a surge in hikers hitting the trails. ... READ MORE

An extreme threat - Another state invaded by tegus

An extreme threat - Another state invaded by tegus

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: A dangerous invader has arrived in South Carolina, the Argentine black and white tegu lizard.– Photo courtesy Dustin Smith, SCDNR. Argentine black and white tegus first invaded Florida, the state with more invasive species than any other. Then they moved into Georgia, greatly alarming to conservationists and biologists. On August 21, ... READ MORE

NASP recognizes Academic Archers, On Target for Life winners

NASP recognizes Academic Archers, On Target for Life winners

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Alexa Namphy with her new Genesis bow, has been named one of the top 10 Academic Archers in the U.S. by the NASP. – Photo courtesy ADCNR. Despite the global challenge of virtual classrooms during the Covid 19 virus, an all-time high of 31,961 students were registered in the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Academic Archer program... READ MORE

Is that a rainbow?

Is that a rainbow?

By Buckmasters Online

What looks like a rainbow but isn’t a rainbow? Perhaps you’ve seen one. It seems like a rainbow turned upside down. Some folks say that’s God’s Smile, but meteorologists call it a circumzenithal arc or a CZA. Or, it might look like a rainbow only it is parallel to the horizon. Sometimes poetically called a fire rainbow, tha... READ MORE

Rediscovered! The Vietnamese Mouse Deer

Rediscovered! The Vietnamese Mouse Deer

By Buckmasters Online

Check out its miniature hooves and tiny fangs. Photo: The unique two-tone pelage coloration of reddish brown to silver gray on the chevrotain’s back affirmed the camera had captured the elusive creature after almost 30-years absence from view. November 11, 2019, was a significant day in deer history. Although some might argue it’s not e... READ MORE

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