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Our vision is to educate youth, first-time hunters, beginner (novice) bird watchers, and others to promote the importance of conserving waterfowl and their habitats for future generations.

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Featured Waterfowl Species

Northern Pintail

Latin Name: Anas acuta
The long neck and tail plus blade-like wings give the Pintail a streamline look. Because of this, they appear as large as the Mallard, although on average they weigh about a half-pound less.

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Deer Ticks: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Hunters, hikers and anyone who spends time in the outdoors will inevitably encounters ticks. Ticks are arachnids (like spiders) that are external parasites living off the blood of animals. There are many kinds of ticks, but the dog tick and black-legged tick (aka deer tick) are carriers of [...]

“Survivors” – The Eastern Wild Turkey

The Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a survivor. Pretty much the only thing it can’t survive is extensive habitat loss, as witnessed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when the eastern deciduous forest was essentially gone from near total deforestation. When farming in marginal areas [...]

The Good, the Bad and the Coyote

Warning: Some of the images below may be a bit graphic and contain visuals of animal carcasses.  Earlier this Fall, a friend of mine arrowed a nice doe with his bow on my property in upstate New York with about 10 minutes of daylight left. He tracked it [...]

December 1st, 2020|Categories: Coyotes, Mammals|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The White-Tailed Deer Rut has Begun!

White-tailed deer are entering their breeding cycle, aka ‘the rut.’  Like all life, key aspects of their life cycles are triggered by changing day length. Known as the photoperiod, it is the major factor that determines things such as when antlers begin growing in the spring, or when [...]

October 19th, 2020|Categories: Mammals, White-Tailed Deer|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Wildlife Tracking Systems: A Look into MOTUS

Biologists and naturalists have always been fascinated by bird and other animal migration. In the past, bands or tags have been placed on birds or animals. In order to collect data about that creature, someone must find, harvest or re-capture the animal. Unfortunately, that only gives the scientist a few [...]

Here’s What They Say

I watched Professor Duck’s Waterfowl Identification Series with my kids last Saturday and all they want to do is grab a pair of binoculars now! Thank you all!

Michael, North Charleston, SC

Professor Duck provides more than an education on how to identify ducks. It also encourages you to get out and enjoy the species in the outdoors whether you are a hunter, bird watcher or outdoor enthusiast.

Jeff, Syracuse, NY

My husband and I just purchased the on-demand version of Professor Duck in preparation for our September Teal season. This was a great refresher for us!

Sherry, Ocala, FL

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