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Chickadee wins this round of standoff against wily shrike

Chickadee wins this round of standoff against wily shrike

Avian battle lines drawn at feeder, explains outdoor columnist of flurry of activity
Nature and art are all around us!

Nature and art are all around us!

Outdoors columnist says nature provides innumerable moments of beauty
It's time to talk turkey about life in the woods

It's time to talk turkey about life in the woods

Outdoors columnist causes a bit of a stir with his camera and his curiosity
Fearless red squirrels are the imps of the outdoors

Fearless red squirrels are the imps of the outdoors

Outdoors columnist David Hawke says the nutty little fur balls have lots of time to harass their natural neighbours
Patience pays off at the birdfeeder ... for birdwatchers

Patience pays off at the birdfeeder ... for birdwatchers

Outdoors columnist provides some tips for identifying species and determining genders
Natural environment is greater than the sum of its parts

Natural environment is greater than the sum of its parts

Our outdoors columnist uses analogy of a car to explain the importance and function of the many elements of nature
Weather flip-flops change the rules for wildife

Weather flip-flops change the rules for wildife

Critters must adapt and change if they want to see the warmth of spring, says outdoor columnist
Fresh fox tracks paint a picture of a changing natural landscape

Fresh fox tracks paint a picture of a changing natural landscape

Outdoors columnist David Hawke says foxes and coyotes can help illuminate changes in trends and patterns
It's true: It is the most magical of seasons!

It's true: It is the most magical of seasons!

Outdoors columnist David Hawke has a different take on what is magic at this time of year
Why are there so many rabbits this year?

Why are there so many rabbits this year?

It's part of Nature's natural cycle, says outdoors columnist David Hawke