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The Bighorn Sheep rut begins in November and peaks around the same time NFL players are banging heads in the Grey Cup game. Typically, fights occur only between closely matched rams; if one has an inferior set of horns, he...

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Didn’t see any beaver while walking along the Columbia River yesterday (November) but saw lots of signs of their activities. See the beaver run from the beach to where they were cutting shrubs and small trees to haul to their...

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Nory Esteban has been named a FINALIST   Canadian Museum of Nature, Nature Inspiration Award for her outstanding contribution as Volunteer Coordination and Marketing for Wings Over the Rockies Nature Festival. As the festival’s volunteer director for a decade Nory...

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Feeling Covid pressure on your relationship? The divorce rate is up – It’s okay, even some seagulls end up needing a divorce.  Naturalist William Jordan wrote a small, lovely book called Divorce Among the Gulls, in which he explained that...

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The Great Blue Heron – The Winged Dinosaur  The great blue heron is the largest wading bird in North America, standing over 1 metre in height with a wingspan of up to 2 metres. Scientists believe that birds evolved from...

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Hornworm, a Sphinx Moth caterpillar, trying to cross the path on Legacy Trail and endanger of being run over by bikes. Moved to safety in the forest at the side of the path it can then morph into a Hummingbird...

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