Chipmunks may range over an acre, but their individual territories often are much smaller. Two to four animals may inhabit an acre; their population is dependent upon the availability of food and cover.
There are portobello, shiitake and white button mushrooms that are easy to obtain in most grocery stores, but also oyster mushrooms, chanterelle, blewit, lion's mane, wine cap and many more varieties.
During October and November, the adult beetles seek out protective sites and congregate at these locations to overwinter (hibernate) in clusters.
Producers should check their wooden fences and watering tanks for eastern tent caterpillars.
These fish aren't biting. Paddlefish never do. They eat by filtering plankton as water passes through their gills. Watch the video.
Forests and farms may seem like two completely different things, but agroforestry puts them together. Listen to the audio.
Unsuspecting woodland owners selling timber often fall victim to a practice known as "high-grading" — cutting the best trees and leaving the rest.
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