Monthly Archive: February, 2016

Upland Bird Hunt

Dan Betz organized an upland bird hunt at Schrader’s Outdoors, in Henderson, MD.  Attending were Dan and Nick Betz, Nick’s guide Labrador retriever, Black Sabbath, Brandon Keese, and myself, Mark Burchick. We started… Continue reading

A New Apple Predicted to Succeed Honeycrisp

The New York Times reports that breeders in Washington state, the apple growing capital of North America, are predicting a successor to the highly popular ‘Honeycrisp’ apple that has shot to the top… Continue reading

Big Government

Government Agency’s Solution to Deer Overpopulation: Spend Taxpayer Money on Ovary Removal The National Institutes of Health’s solution to too many deer roaming on its main campus in Maryland is to give them… Continue reading

. . . And So It Should Be


2016 Northern Long-Eared Bat Update

The final 4(d) Rule of the Endangered Species Act for the federally threatened northern long-eared bat went into effect on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  In support of the effective date, Trevor Clark (410-573-4527)… Continue reading

48 Hour Film Challenge

Towson University and LKT Present The 48 Hour Film Challenge. You have 48 hours to develop a five minute movie based on specific criteria.  With the clock running you have to write a… Continue reading

Charles County, MD Arrowheads

Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Charles County, MD While performing natural resource field studies at NSF Indian Head on Friday, February 19, 2016, a private citizen made a donation to the Navy’s Cultural… Continue reading

It Feels Good to Be a Clinton

‘Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Clinton’:  Ted Cruz Drops Anti-Hillary Ad That Features Spot-On ‘Office Space’ Spoof            

Map of Species By County or Watershed

With one click of the interactive maps, you’ll learn where federally listed rare, threatened and endangered (RTE) plant and animal species occur.  Discover what species are at-risk in your county or watershed. Click… Continue reading