turkey vulture

Nature’s Cleaning Crew: Vultures

Sometimes people ask our mom, “What is your favorite bird?” They think she’s kidding when she says “the vulture,” but she’s not.

planning calendar

Track Nature with a Calendar

Mom was looking at her calendar today. She checked it against her 2011 and 2012 calendars, and guess what? The frogs should start serenading us this month!

bird décor

Décor For The Birds

If you’re looking for a new, fun Christmas tradition, try this: Create a Christmas tree for wild birds.

Feeling Squirrelly

Do you have a lot of squirrels on your farm? We do. That’s because nearly all of our trees are oaks or hickories

Mouse Invasion

We’ve always had a lot of mice on our farm—Mom calls our feed building Mousehaven—but this year they’re much worse than before.

Tarantulas

Last Wednesday, when Dad came home from work, a hen was glaring at something moving across the yard. It was a tarantula!

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