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  • Harbingers of Spring - Skunks and Bluebirds
    February 5, 2024 Craig Caudill

    Harbingers of Spring - Skunks and Bluebirds

    Harbingers of spring is a blog piece I make an attempt to write every year.  Every year it is something different.  What I mean is on my daily tracking treks, I pay attention to my surroundings.  When I get that...

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  • What do you see?
    January 23, 2023 Craig Caudill

    What do you see?

    Editors Note:  This blog piece was written by NRS Cadre member, Mr. Eric Comley.  When you are looking at a tree, what do you see? How do you denote differences? The commonplace response is to look at the leaves, needles, or...

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  • Harbingers of Spring
    March 11, 2020 Craig Caudill

    Harbingers of Spring

    Harbinger  - a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another.

    There are not too many people in rural America that do not have a family or friend that talks about the “signs”.  In this writer’s opinion......

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  • A New Day is Dawning
    November 25, 2019 Craig Caudill

    A New Day is Dawning

    I am back.  For the numerous people around town who have asked where my “outdoors column” has been, I have an answer.  The short answer is I have been in the outdoors.  No surprise there, right?  Since I last chatted with you in the pages of The Winchester Sun there have been two important things happen to me as they relate to the great outdoors and the environment.  The first, is that I started the certification process to become a Master Naturalist through the University of Kentucky. The second is that in our fine community some eager and active people and organizations have started an environmental education coalition.  Yes, a new day is dawning, and I want to tell you a bit about these two situations.....
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