Monthly Archives: November 2017

Bird Survival In Winter

How Birds Survive In Winter By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division Many birds remain in our area during the winter.  Songbirds (also called passerines) have a normal body temperature of 107 degrees Fahrenheit, and appear to go about … Continue reading

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Tree Addictions

Tree Addictions By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division  Trees provide thousands of products we use every day and they are a great blessing to our society.  Some tree products are even addictive and consumed in large amounts.  Take … Continue reading

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Firewise

Living with Fire By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division The anniversary of the fires of Gatlinburg is coming up, so I thought it good to discuss fire and our relationship with it especially in a forest. We live … Continue reading

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