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Here, one of the young males stretches its wings.

News From the Wild

It’s definitely spring and things are happening fast.  Here’s a handful of observations from Explore the Wild and Catch the Wind. Still hanging in there as part of our wetlands avifauna are three hooded mergansers. The trio consists of two males in juvenal plumage and a female (not sure of her age).       […]


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QuikPic: Box turtle B

Box Turtle “B” loves to grab onto things when he walks around the room. I am not sure why he is doing this behavior, but a lot of times when he does this it usually ends up with him trying to breed with the object.  Sometimes he will do this to my shoe and it […]


A cozy nest in the box behind the Sailboat Pond (3/14/15).

Bluebird Update 3.24.15

If you were to scan through the photos below and compare them to the photos from last week’s Bluebird Update you may notice similarities in the photos. There’s not been much progress in any of the nests. There are, though, two new developments to report. The nest box behind the Sailboat Pond in Catch the […]


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Katy goes sledding

Happy Spring. We’re about 1 month out from the big snow and ice events in February. Here’s what Katy and I did after we got the gator stuck in the ice/snow. (Actually, to be honest, it was me that got the vehicle stuck).


Water bottles

BPA-free Logo Water Bottle

Show your Museum of Life and Science pride with this eye catching matte finish BPA-free logo water bottle.  The wide mouth lid allows easy access for ice cubes and up to 28 ounces of your favorite cold beverage.  A removable, flexible straw is connected to the clear flip-up drinking spout for ease of use and […]


Maker Dad

Maker Dad

Written by the editor of Make Magazine, this book gives step by step instructions to make a variety of engaging DIY crafts and gadgets designed to provide quality time between parents and kids.  Maker Dad’s twenty-four projects teach children lifelong skills like computer programming, musicality and how to use basic hand tools in addition to […]


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