The Suburban Falcon

One of the main purposes for banding Kestrels with a colorful band is to allow birdwatchers to “re-sight” them and report to HawkWatch where and when Kestrels were sighted. This information provides valuable data about survival and movement.

The Buzz on Local Beekeeping

Bees are buzzing in Jared and Cassidee Whatcott’s backyard in ornamental looking bee boxes. They were motivated to keep bees for honey, teach their children to work, and help their garden and fruit tree production. In April they took a beekeeping class, paid the $10 license fee, purchased their boxes, bought bees from IFA and quickly observed their bees building…

Off On the Right Paw

Purchasing or adopting a dog is an investment in a life. Before making such a commitment, people should take time to educate themselves on finding the right dog say Scott Minson and Darcy Phillipps, owners of Dog 2 Dog Training, a business specializing in dog-owner compatibility. This duo knows dogs and offers advice on finding one. Minson has had 31…