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Beware of Dive Bombing Redwings

by Ted Farnworth     When I first took on the job of trying to clean up the pond of Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus L.), I was warned about the Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentine). Apparently we have some pretty big ones living and nesting around d the pond. The boot sucking muck on the bottom [...]

2018-07-07T01:41:15+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Fletcher Wildlife Garden, Uncategorized|

Turtle Alert

by Ted Farnworth          When I arrived at the pond this morning – before the rain, I met a brave/foolhardy father and daughter who had just put a female snapping turtle into the pond. They found it making a nest in the parking lot. Maybe it was better than getting run over. [...]

2018-06-25T22:37:59+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Fletcher Wildlife Garden, Uncategorized|

CFN Issue 131(4) is Now Online

By William Halliday, Journal Manager of CFN The latest issue of The Canadian Field-Naturalist has now been published online! This issue contains a lot of content focused on birds: from Bald Eagles and Merlins to Red-winged Blackbirds, Buffleheads, and Herons. Other manuscripts focus on the influence of salmon on foodwebs, and new records for fish [...]

2018-06-06T03:45:15+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|