Snapping Turtle Stafford Forge WMA

Snapping Turtle
Stafford Forge WMA

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Scanning the sky for returning migrating hawks By: Thomas W. Gorman

It is mid-September and the morning begins after a short (nearly) one mile hike to the top of the Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area (WMA) hawk watch, with temperatures at about 52F with a ground fog cover rising off of…

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Get Ready For Backyard Raptors! By Don Torino

It is just about the time of year for my phone to start ringing with calls that begin much like this “Help there is a hawk in my yard eating the birds at my feeder! What should I do?” My…

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REMEMBERING 9/11 – Treasuring the Stories By Regina Geoghan

It wasn’t my intention to write this. But here it is. Fourteen years have passed since that tragic, heart-breaking day. You would think that the memories have faded and that the anniversary would have less impact as time goes on.…

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Basics of the Food Chain By Thomas W. Gorman

Most people, myself included, when working in the back yard gardens and flower beds generally are focused at the task at hand. It could be simple things like planting, pruning or pulling weeds and the majority of the time you…

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Does anyone remember the lyrics to this song from Guys and Dolls?  “If I were a gate I’d be swinging; if I were a bell I’d be ringing.”  That is exactly how I felt upon returning home to city life…

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Bird Molting By: Thomas W. Gorman

It is always interesting to see and learn so many new things when I am in the outdoors, which can range from watching a Thread-waisted Wasp making its burrow in the ground, up to watching the migration of hundreds (even…

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First Monarch Watch Eco-Tour at Triple-C Ranch a Success By Joseph Martins, DVM, Belle Mead Animal Hospital

The first ever Monarch Watch Eco-tour took place at the Triple C Ranch & Nature Center on Saturday, August 22, from 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The nature center is located at 206 Tyler Rd. in Edison. It sits in…

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