Young Bucks Outdoors

Know the facts about orphaned and injured wildlife

Know the facts about orphaned and injured wildlife

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Photo: We’re not lost. Mom knows where we are. A baby bird has tumbled from its nest. A young white-tailed deer is discovered at the base of a tree. A nest of immature rabbits calls a suburban yard home. These are all common situations humans experience when wildlife reproduction peaks in the spring. Each situation has a natural solution, and professional interventi...

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It’s not spring yet, so take time to plan a pollinator garden

It’s not spring yet, so take time to plan a pollinator garden

By Buckmasters Online

Before spring arrives, plan a survival garden for our bee and butterfly pollinators to help their shrinking numbers grow. Photo: Honeybees are our smallest commercial pollinators and conservationists. It may be cold and windy now, but there’s plenty of time to make plans for planting a flowering garden to attract and feed pollinators. The garden doesn’t need to...

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YBO Critter Tales

Is your birdfeeder a super spreader?
Is your birdfeeder a super spreader?

By Buckmasters Online

Prevent bird diseases and save bird lives by frequently cleaning your feeders. Photo: Clean nectar feeders each time you refill them to keep hummingbirds healthy. This spring, take the time to clean your bird feeders to prevent the spread o... READ MORE


The other 364 days: Real lives of reindeer
The other 364 days: Real lives of reindeer

By U.S. Geological Survey

Caribou, North America’s wild reindeer, have lives apart from their famous Christmas Eve role. Photo: Early in winter a mama caribou teaches her calf how to dig for lichen. In early winter, snow is a few inches deep, but later will be... READ MORE


Yikes! That’s a BIG spider!
Yikes! That’s a BIG spider!

By Buckmasters Online

Every fall spiders emerge—not only the decorative spiders for Halloween observances, but fascinating, living web-building spiders. But in Georgia, more people are observing a recent arrival to the family of arachnids along their woodl... READ MORE


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