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The RoVing Naturalist: The life and death of a sentinel

By Dennis Prichard The chainsaw smoked, sputtered and jerked to a halt. The fallen log reclining across the nature trail might have been dead but...

The RoVing Naturalist: Nest competitors: Two species of birds

By Dennis Prichard I hadn't been on the trail ten minutes when a bird shot past my face in a blur. In an instant my...

Cedars or junipers? What’s in a name?

The RoVing Naturalist By Dennis Prichard How some plants get their common names, I’ll never know. For example, all the days I was growing up in...

How to pick out binoculars and correctly use them – Did you know this?

The RoVing Naturalist By Dennis PrichardSometimes we need a little help when we venture out into the natural world. No, I’m not talking about holding...

The RoVing Naturalist – It’s a Bluebird Day!

By Dennis Prichard Spring brings some really wonderful days of warm weather with clear blue skies, fresh green growth, renewed activity in all of nature...

The RoVing Naturalist – Too habituated: The squirrel and the brand-new Lincoln

By Dennis Prichard The story that follows was told to me by a very honest volunteer at a wildlife area. I believe every word to...

The RoVing Naturalist – Oh rats! … and the future of humanity

By Dennis Prichard Recently my wife and I were on our way to Texas to volunteer at a national wildlife refuge. We stopped for the...

The RoVing Naturalist: Uncommon crows

By Dennis Prichard Ever since I was a youngster I have been fascinated by crows. Something about their behavior has struck a curiosity in me...

The RoVing Naturalist – Tracks in the snow

By Dennis PrichardIt doesn’t snow very often where I live, so when it does I relish getting out in it and seeing what all...

‘Tis the season … for mistletoe

The RoVing Naturalist By Dennis PrichardA starling flew to a branch of an oak tree and began scraping the sticky fruits from its beak. Seeds...

Hey, Turkey! A history of the wild turkey in North America

The RoVing Naturalist By Dennis Prichard Hey, Turkey! Ol’ Ben Franklin sure didn’t know what he was talking about when he suggested the wild turkey for our national...

Video: Bear easily opens car doors. Hard to believe!

Here's a reminder to lock your car doors even when you're in the middle of nowhere. In this 75-second video, watch as a mysterious...
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