Category Archives: Wildlife

Our Trip to The Wilds

Over the weekend we took our daughter to The Wilds, located in the rolling hills of Cumberland, Ohio. The Wilds is a conservation center situated on nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land and is home to more than 30 species … Continue reading

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Spring Activites for Little Ones

Spring is definitely here. Time to head outdoors and have a little fun! Here are a few ideas on how to get your little ones away from the TV and develop an appreciation for the outdoors: Take a walk and … Continue reading

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Traditional Morel Mushroom Recipe

Every Spring we look forward to heading out into the woods and foraging for wild morel mushrooms. Mushroom season usually peaks around the end of April where we live but the season got off to an early start this year. … Continue reading

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Attracting Beneficial Insects to your Garden

Every year, gardeners all over the world wage a war against pests in their gardens. Fruits and vegetables are sprinkled, sprayed, and saturated with pesticides in an effort to eradicate the bugs that consume them. Even organic gardeners use pesticides … Continue reading

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Pine Cone Bird Feeders

Making a pine cone bird feeder is an easy and frugal activity to keep little hands busy on a winter afternoon. You probably remember making these yourself as a child! What you need: Pine Cones Peanut Butter Bird Seed Yarn or Twine … Continue reading

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How to Attract Birds to your Home this Fall

I recently received a newsletter from The National Wildlife Foundation offering 10 tips to attract birds this fall. We love to see all the different species of birds that visit our home. It is such a beautiful sight to see … Continue reading

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