Outdoors

Dog breeds gain recognition from the American Kennel Club: Something interesting I came across

| December 27, 2014 | Reply
Dog breeds gain recognition from the American Kennel Club: Something interesting I came across

The American Kennel Club has officially recognized four new breeds of dog, including two hunting breeds, hiking the AKC’s roster of recognized breeds to 184. The new breeds are the Spanish Water Dog, Cirneco dell’Etna, Bergamasco and Boerboel. Joining the herding group, the Spanish Water Dog is a medium-sized dog with a distinctively curly coat. […]

Nature & Environment

Project FeederWatch reports show northward expansion by birds from the south

| October 18, 2014 | Reply
Project FeederWatch reports show northward expansion by birds from the south

Birds of the southern U.S., like cardinals, chipping sparrows and Carolina wrens, have been expanding their ranges northward over the past 20 years or so, as climate change has made points north more suitable to their needs, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It’s a change in backyard wildlife being noted at bird […]

Home & Homestead

Backyard Farming series provides easy, simple guides for all of us who seek homestead in our backyards

| September 21, 2014 | Reply
Backyard Farming series provides easy, simple guides for all of us who seek homestead in our backyards

Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, “Backyard Farming” is a series of easy-to-use guides to help anyone turn their home into a homestead. Here are some tips for building a farm in your own backyard from author Kim Pezza’s informative and useful series. Choose chickens. […]

Pets

Dog breeds gain recognition from the American Kennel Club: Something interesting I came across

| December 27, 2014 | Reply
Dog breeds gain recognition from the American Kennel Club: Something interesting I came across

The American Kennel Club has officially recognized four new breeds of dog, including two hunting breeds, hiking the AKC’s roster of recognized breeds to 184. The new breeds are the Spanish Water Dog, Cirneco dell’Etna, Bergamasco and Boerboel. Joining the herding group, the Spanish Water Dog is a medium-sized dog with a distinctively curly coat. […]

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Boone and Crocket Club fought for Yellowstone National Park’s first protections

Boone and Crocket Club fought for Yellowstone National Park’s first protections

| September 20, 2014 | Reply

Sportsmen – some with names you’ll recognize instantly played a major role in protecting Yellowstone National Park during the first national park’s early years. However, notes the Boone and Crocket Club, the crucial role of sportsmen 120 years ago is largely unheralded today. George Bird Grinnell, an editor with “Forest and Stream,” sounded the alarm […]

Delmarva fox squirrel proposed for delisting from the Endangered Species Act

Delmarva fox squirrel proposed for delisting from the Endangered Species Act

| September 20, 2014 | Reply

Learn about the Delmarva fox squirrel – a large squirrel that was one of the 67 originally listed under the federal Endangered Species Act when it became law in 1973 – which has been proposed from removal from the list, over at the Outdoor Science & Technology website. Here’s the link: http://outdoorscitech.com/delmarva-fox-squirrel-proposed-for-delisting-as-endangered-species/ Secretary of the […]

Pay to play, pay to own: Online Tips, Techniques & Tools

Pay to play, pay to own: Online Tips, Techniques & Tools

| August 30, 2014 | Reply

If you didn’t pay for it, you don’t own it. Although a great many online gurus will never share that little secret about the Internet, it’s really the first rule of “Online Club.” (That’s a reference to the 1999 movie “Fight Club.” If you want to learn more about that reference and the movie, a […]