Whooping Crane

Bryce the Whooping Crane Takes a Road Trip

In my lifetime Whooping Cranes were the most endangered species of bird in North America. At one point only 21 whoopers were alive in...
eagle

Saving A Bald Eagle

Everyone loves a success story. Last September a mature bald eagle was found injured along Highway 26, in far eastern Howard County. After learning...
cats

House Cats: the Most Damaging “Alien Animal Species”

I hesitate to report on this subject with any frequency due to the extreme polarization of modern society. It’s worse than Democrats vs. Republicans....
TIP

The Looting Of Indiana’s Hunting Heritage

When we watch the looting and destruction during recent rioting, we wonder why anyone would want to destroy their neighborhood and the future of...
pileated woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker Up Close and Personal

Sometimes when spending the day hunting, we take in interesting sites up close and personal, not necessarily provided by the game we seek. That’s...
christmas bird count

Christmas Bird Count going strong at 117

Anything celebrating its 117th year is likely on to something. Few things last more than a lifetime, much less generations. For the 117th year...

Sandhill Spectacle

Who can complain about this year’s fall weather? For the most part it has been stunningly comfortable for any outdoor activity. Oh I’ve heard a...
bovine TB

Bovine TB Potentially Affects all Hoosiers

When hunters in Dearborn, Franklin and Fayette Counties take the field tomorrow morning for the opening day of the deer firearms season, they will...
persimmons

November is Time For Persimmons

Persimmons are known by many names: sugar plums, 'simmons, opossum apple or The Gloppy Stuff Stuck to the Bottom of My Shoe. Whichever moniker...
deer hearing

Deer Hearing: What Hunters Should Know

A few weeks ago I wrote a column about vision in deer which explained in simple terms about how deer see in their environment....

Battling Indiana’s Wild Hog Population

The wild hog population in Indiana is a complex issue. Many preach what they consider common sense solutions to a growing wild hog population,...

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