So far we have had four black bears in our back fenced in yard. They had been attracted to our bird feeders and of course any crumbs the cats left in the barn feedings. The first bear was under the window in the kitchen sniffing around of course and … [Read more...] about Berry Picking and Black Bears
My best buddy, KIXX, whom I have written about before, passed away 4 weeks ago. Heartbroken, I was sliding into depression. My dear wife suggested that I take in a new dog - a shelter dog. There were certain rules I laid out. (1) I could no longer … [Read more...] about Mankind’s very best friend
This article identifies, with science, the contributing cause of Honey Bee demise. This brief review attempts at identifying and reorganizing the concept as the back yard beekeeper plus a big thrill! … [Read more...] about BEE still my heart…
The western, all-night-howling coyote has moved east and in many instances adapted to city trash can dinners, including cats, and small dogs. This rural area also contains coyotes, and local cattle ranchers fear calving time as many new born are … [Read more...] about Coyotes and other predators
Bears, big Black Bears are the only fear that the “Tin Man” (Alice in Wonderland) will have in Floyd County and surrounding areas. Actually Black Bears do not represent real danger to humans as our northern Brown/Grizzle bears do. The most powerful … [Read more...] about Lions, Tigers and Bears…Oh my!