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Transplanting Trees Requires a Game Plan

Transplanting Trees Requires a Game Plan By: Steve Roark There are occasions when you need to move a tree or shrub from one place to another, or perhaps you want to try your hand at moving a tree from the … Continue reading

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Looking at Lichens

Looking at Lichens By: Steve Roark The above high rainfall we’ve had past couple of years seems to have caused a boost in lichens. Lichens are those flat light green blotches or hair-like tufts you see growing on tree bark … Continue reading

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Arbor Day Tree Wisdom

Arbor Day Tree Wisdom By: Steve Roark Arbor Day is approaching for our local states (TN March 6, KY April 3, VA April 24), and it’s a worthy recognition of the importance of trees in our lives. Here in the … Continue reading

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Feel the Wild Side with Barred Owls

Feel the Wild Side with Barred Owls By Steve Roark The most common owl that I run across locally is the Barred Owl (Strix varia) but have only seen them a handful of times. But I know they visit my … Continue reading

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Winter Wildlife Cuisine

Winter Wildlife Cuisine By: Steve Roark Browse is a wildlife term referring to food in the form of woody twigs and buds found on trees, shrubs, and vines.  Since more nutritious and palatable food is available during the growing season, … Continue reading

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Cold Love

Cold Love By Steve Roark   With winter weather there are two distinct camps of people: those that love it and those that do not. You may have picked up in past articles that I am in the love winter … Continue reading

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Snow Stuff

Snow Stuff By: Steve Roark I have never outgrown my love of a fresh snowfall, which takes a bleak winter scene and transforms it into a wonderland.  The quiet a snow brings is both eerie and wonderful, and a walk … Continue reading

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