When To Put Out Hummingbird Feeders

When To Put Out Hummingbird Feeders

When To Put Out Hummingbird Feeders   An age-old dilemma. When to put out hummingbird feeders? Well, in North Carolina,  ruby-throated hummingbirds have already been spotted along the North Carolina coast in early March. And they are hungry! But first, just how...
Why Do Beavers Build Dams?

Why Do Beavers Build Dams?

Why Do Beavers Build Dams?   Ever wonder why beavers build dams? Well, beavers want to protect their families just like we do which is one reason we love them. To learn more about North America’s largest rodent and why they remind us of mini submarines,...
What Do Wolves Eat? Blueberries?

What Do Wolves Eat? Blueberries?

What Do Wolves Eat? Blueberries?   We never really thought about what wolves eat until we saw a pack of 18 gray wolves at Nanuk Lodge outside Churchill, Canada. We were there to walk with polar bears which is a whole other story (read our blog Walking With Polar...
Do You Fear Bees? So Do Elephants!

Do You Fear Bees? So Do Elephants!

Do You Fear Bees? So Do Elephants! How Can Bees Help Elephants? As elephants and humans compete for scarce land and water resources, they come into conflict, sometimes with fatal results. It doesn’t take long for an elephant to ruin a farmer’s crops.   So...
Girl Scouts and Red Wolves

Girl Scouts and Red Wolves

Girl Scouts and Red Wolves   Helping three Girl Scouts fall in love with red wolves is not something we ever imagined would happen. But here we are at the WNC Nature Center introducing the girls to Karma & Garnet, the two resident red wolves. This is one of...

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