If conditions on your property are right, you can give area owls a leg up (and enjoy some benefits along the way) by installing an owl nestbox in a tree.
We hope your chickens never get attacked, but if they do, learn to examine them and ID the predator so you can take precautions in the future.
Try these responsible, humane methods to evict raccoons, skunks, groundhogs and other wild animals nesting a little too close to your home.
Visiting Maine, I learn that beaver dams, composting and persevering plants work far quicker to make soil in rocky areas than weathering and erosion.
Salamanders are born in water but navigate land. They see well in the dark and can live more than 10 years. Some exude a toxin to fend off predators.