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Tag: wildlife

Searching for the Black Bears of Itasca

This blog post is written by one of our Monthly Youth Blog Correspondents, Freya, an alumni of our Bucktails and Ursids field schools.  She writes about her search for the black bear in Itasca State Park, Minnesota.  She… Read More

Hunting Without A Gun

This post is by Makayla, a Bucktails alumni, who writes about her unique experience hunting for elk sheds.  Definitely an activity you should try if you have the chance!   This title may cause you to infer that… Read More

The Nile Hippo

This post is brought to us by Gabriel, an Ursids alumni – he writes about an exotic animal he had a chance to see and photograph. The Nile Hippo, H. a. amphibius, is native to, you guessed it,… Read More

Encounters with Black “Bearies”

Written by Rachel S., a Bucktails and Ursids graduate and ATL, this blog describes her close encounter with a black bear while out enjoying the “berry” delicious offerings her black berry patch had available that day! Fresh black… Read More

White Breasted Nuthatch – Sitta carolinensis

Eli, a Brookies and Ursids student and ATL, writes about the white breasted nuthatch, sharing ways to identify the bird, as well as other interesting information!   “The White Breasted Nuthatch is a very common bird and is… Read More