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  • Monarchs of Western Pennsylvania

    Cecilia is one of our Drummers alumni, and wrote us this blog post about the monarch butterflies she and her family find on her farm. There have been a few changes she has noticed over the years, and she shares her hypotheses with us…things to think about as we perhaps dream of warmer weather during these winter months!

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  • Being Prepared for the Perfect Picture

    Makayla, one of our Monthly Correspondents, is a Bucktails alumni and Assistant Team Leader. She is also a very talented photographer, and has captured some excellent photographs for this week’s blog – she shares her method for being prepared with us, and has some great advice!

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  • The Taveta Golden Weaver – scientific name: Ploceus castaneiceps

    Written by Gabe, a Monthly Correspondent and Bucktails and Ursids alumni, this post talks about a showy and industrious relative of the sparrow – the Taveta Golden Weaver. While their song might not be “music” to our ears, they are still interesting and showy little songbirds!

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  • Birch: ‘The Shining Tree’

    This blog is written by Freya, one of our Monthly Correspondents and an Ursids and Bucktails student. This post talks about the birches of Minnesota – its the last leg of her written tour of the state for you, and I hope you’ve enjoyed traveling around Minnesota through her blog posts as much as we have!

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  • Poison Ivy and Climate Change

    This week’s blog is written by Mitch, a PA Drummers alumni and Monthly Blog Correspondent. He writes about identification of and how to avoid poison ivy – useful advice for everyone!

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  • Valley Forge National Park At Autumn

    This post is written by Josh, a Monthly Blog Correspondent, and Bucktails and Ursids alumni. He shares with us his trip to Valley Forge National Park – as well as some of the plants and wildlife he encountered during his visit!

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  • The Adams County Red Heads

    Written by Eli, one of our Monthly Youth Correspondents, this blog talks about the gorgeous red headed birds that can be found in Adams County – the Red-headed Woodpecker!

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  • Hunting Dog Training

    Hannah has been with the Wildlife Leadership Academy for two years, as a student and Assistant Team Leader. She is one of our Monthly Correspondents, and wrote this piece for the blog about training her bird dog, Bella. It’s taken a lot of patience and dedication, and Bella is coming along quite nicely with her training!

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  • Snake Catcher

    Mitch, one of our Monthly Correspondents and a PA Drummer, writes about his adventures on the Juniata River. He saw a black snake making its way across the water and decided to investigate the situation further:

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  • Snail Run

    This post is written by Grace, a Brookie, and one of our Youth Blog Correspondents. She went for a run one morning and stopped to appreciate some of nature’s tiniest creatures making their way across her path.

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