New! Wildlife Tracking Walks

Wildlife Tracking Walk

Tracking river otter at Quabbin Reservoir

New this winter! We are offering Wildlife Tracking Walks in Massachusetts. Learn to recognize animal tracks and sign as we traverse forest and field, in a shorter, family-friendly walk, or in a longer, adventurous hike in a rugged and remote area. Learn more and register for a walk here! All levels of tracking experience are welcome!

Tracking Red Fox in Winter

Tracking Red Fox in Winter

Learning to interpret tracks and sign of wildlife helps you appreciate them as sentient being struggling for survival, a first step in learning to coexist with them. Tracking Red Fox in Winter is an introduction to red fox tracks, sign, behavior, winter adaptations, and conflicts with humans.

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Non-invasive Bumblefoot Treatment: Success Stories

Non-invasive Bumblefoot Treatment Success Stories 7

Four cases of successful TricideNeo treatment of bumblefoot in chickens are presented here, with before and after photos. These 4 anecdotes add substance to casually reported online success stories, and suggest that it’s time for a controlled study.

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How to Start a Backyard Farm

How to Start a Backyard Farm

Learn about the many food and fiber options for small-space homesteading in How to Start a Backyard Farm. There are more than what you think!

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Caramel Apple Ice Cream

Caramel Apple Ice Cream

Warm, rich caramel tones and creamy deliciousness, dotted with spiked, sugar-plumped dried apples, make caramel apple ice cream a luxurious dessert. This is the real thing – You caramelize the sugar yourself.

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10 Selfish Reasons to Protect Biodiversity

10 Selfish Reasons to Protect Biodiversity

Why biodiversity and ecosystem services are important to YOU, in plain English.

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How to Train Chickens to Come When Called

How to Train Chickens to Come When Called (and Why You Should)

Learn how to train chickens to come when called, so you can get them to safety whenever you want. Train multiple flocks, each to a different call.

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Sweet Potato Ginger Ice Cream

Sweet Potato Ginger Ice Cream

Unique and spicy, sweet potato ginger ice cream is a perfect harvest season dessert. This egg free recipe uses fresh ginger for exceptional flavor. Add it to your Thanksgiving menu, or enjoy it any time!

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10 Myths About Wild Predators

10 Myths About Wild Predators (with photos from my trail cam)

It’s time to debunk these myths about wild predators, and learn to live with them. Appreciate their beauty with some of my best trail cam photos.

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10 Shrubs for a Wildlife-Friendly, Edible Landscape

10 Shrubs for a Wildlife-Friendly, Edible Landscape

Want to transform your backyard to a food producing garden that also attracts wildlife? Choosing from these 10 shrubs for a wildlife-friendly, edible landscape, would be a great start! Wildlife value and edible parts of each shrub are described.

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