Monthly Archive: October, 2013

Up In Arms

The battle lines of today’s debate over gun control, stand-your-ground laws, and other violence-related issues were drawn centuries ago by America’s early settlers. The incidence of violence, like so many salient issues in… Continue reading

Deer Exclosure Monitoring

We have recently installed deer exclosures at multiple locations within Fairfax County, Virginia.  The fenced exclosures measure 8-feet wide by 20-feet long and 8-feet tall, which will effectively deny any deer from being… Continue reading

Red-Tailed Hawk

The Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) I was in my back field cleaning-up fallen limbs from recent heavy rain and I watched an adult groundhog and hawk in my neighbors field.  The hawk was… Continue reading

Furlough Friday Fishing

Tolly Bar on the Chesapeake Bay Dave and I took off from work today and went fishing, launching from Joshua and Jessica’s home at Arden on the Bay, Sunrise Beach. We fished from… Continue reading

Copperhead Coitus

Copperheads Caught In The Act, Worcester County, MD. Sue Muller of the Howard County, Maryland Atlas of Reptiles and Amphibians (MARA) has a friend that took the following four photos on Wednesday, October… Continue reading