Recent Blog Posts

  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Ducks on the river

    March 1, 2014
    Two weekends ago we had to brave a cold wind and a bright sun to see the diving ducks on the Connecticut River at Turners Falls. The following weekend we visited Longmeadow Island, another hotspot on that great river. This time we had cool, calm air under a gray sky.
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  • Preventing Snowballs in Your Horse‚Äôs Hooves

    February 21, 2014
    When it comes to preventing snowballs in your horses’ hooves, many of our clients find that home-grown solutions are easiest and relatively effective. If your horse is only in the snow from time to time, products you most likely already have at home are adequate means of preventing snowballs.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Romantic Melodies break winter's silence

    February 20, 2014
    Valentine’s Day is for the birds. After all, Cupid does have wings. The cherub’s work begins about the first day of February, when the rising of the sun eventually signals the start of the mating season.
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  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    January 1, 2014
    It’s easy to feel cooped up inside after a few months of winter. The holiday buzz has died down, you’ve finally finished putting away all those seasonal decorations … so, now what? The winter months are a great time to embark upon an indoor home improvement project or two!
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  • Winter Care Tips for Wild Birds

    January 1, 2014
    Winter time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2013
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    December 1, 2013
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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  • Outdoor Activities to Enjoy With Your Pet

    November 1, 2013
    Regular exercise is one of the main pre-requisites for health, longevity, and happiness for humans and house pets alike. There are boundless opportunities to enjoy quality time with your furry friend in the great outdoors while maximizing the accompanied health benefits.
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  • Effective Ways To Clean Your Gutter

    November 1, 2013
    If your gutter is brimming with leaves and water cascades off your roof like it’s coming down Niagara Falls, it may be time to clean it out.
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  • Stop Your Dog From Barking

    October 1, 2013
    Dogs bark for many reasons including tendency of the breed (terriers and hounds), trying to express dominance, creating their own territory, isolation and warning you of danger. For the most part those reasons are annoying to you and those around you (except the warning one).
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