Fauna

Mini studies in the Fauna of Arkansas and North America.

Snakes are a part of being outdoors and if you share the world with venomous snakes there are some steps you need to take to keep yourself and your kids safe. Snake safety can keep you from getting injured so you can enjoy your time in the outdoors. When you head outside this season, practice these snake safety tips.
Snakes are a part of being outdoors and if you share the world with venomous snakes there are some steps
Being able to quickly identify snakes from a distance is a valuable outdoor skill that can keep you safe when
I've seen many oak galls over the years but never really gave them much thought until recently when a friend
Hummingbird cake, also known as cake that doesn’t last, Jamaican cake, never-ending cake, banana-pineapple cake, and paradise cake has been served at most church gatherings, community suppers and probably quite a few weddings and funerals in the south.
Have you spotted any hummingbirds yet? Here in Arkansas hummingbirds are starting to appear at the feeders and on flowering
Have you ever wondered how animals survive winter? What do they do when it is cold and rainy or snowy? How do they adapt? Let's find out.
Have you ever wondered how animals survive winter? What do they do when it is cold and rainy or snowy?
Attracting birds to your backyard is easy if you provide a pleasing environment. One of my favorite ways to do that is by creating a winter bird tree. It's fun and easy to do with the whole family.
Attracting birds to your backyard is easy if you provide a pleasing environment. One of my favorite ways to do
Whether you are young or old, learning about birds can be a lot of fun. You can observe birds right in your back yard and then supplement your observation with these 15 children's books about birds.
Whether you are young or old, learning about birds can be a lot of fun. You can observe birds right
If you are new to birdwatching, field guides are invaluable tools but can also be very overwhelming. Here are some tips on how to use a bird identification field guide. 
Birdwatchers usually carry four tools when birdwatch - binoculars, a notebook or journal, a camera, and a field guide. If
Winter is a great time to go birding in your own backyard. Learn how to attract birds in the winter with this handy guide.
Winter is a great time to go birding in your own backyard. Learn how to attract birds in the winter
Birdwatching is a fun and inexpensive hobby. Learn to spot and identify wild birds and keep track of your findings with my free printable Birdwatching Field Journal PDF.
I have been a lover of birds for as long as I can remember and birdwatching is a great way