Shrewd and sly, coyotes have earned a reputation as cunning creatures, but many of us know little about the wild canines that inhabit our neighborhoods. And much less about how to live with them.
Read on to learn more about coyote identification, ... READ MORE
Urban Forests For the Birds - Part 1. Introduction
The urban forest has the capacity to provide habitat for birds. This is important because birds make significant contributions to the function of the urban forest ecosystem. Songbirds birds ... READ MORE
Natural areas within our growing metropolitan regions play a significant role in maintaining the health and economic vitality of residents, and the conservation of wild plants and animals.
Management of natural areas, with their intricate ... READ MORE
As a County Agent, I receive a wide variety of calls from clients relating to wildlife. The majority of these calls are quite positive; clients need help improving wildlife habitat or simply need a creature identified to satisfy their curiosity. ... READ MORE
Americans purchased approximately 30 million live Christmas trees last year. If you plan to have a live tree this winter, and you’re wondering what you could do with your tree once it has finished its role as holiday decoration in your home, ... READ MORE
If you think you’d prefer a world without bats, we present to you three reasons to reconsider. Most negative stereotypes about bats are untrue. The reality is that bats benefit us in numerous ways. Here are a few facts that may convince ... READ MORE
Bats typically sleep during the day in natural structures such as trees and caves. In areas with few natural roost structures, bats may instead choose to spend their days in buildings.
Bats are beneficial because each bat consumes ... READ MORE