How to Keep Bears Out of Your Campsite

Family of brown bears with adult mother and four cubs playing on meadow

Are you planning to go camping, but you are still holding back because there are bears around the area? Camping is one of the best ways to have fun. However, it can be a tricky fun if everything goes wrong at the campsite, and the fun turns into injuries. Safety is important. And in everything […]

Tips to Keep Moles from Decimating Your Yard and Garden

Wild Mole (Talpa europaea) in Natural Habitat

When you spend your valuable time caring for your yard and garden, the last thing you want is a pesky pest ruining all your hard work. Unfortunately, moles have dedicated their lives to doing just that. Raised tunnels and mounds of soil on your lawn or garden is a sign that you have a mole […]

How to Keep Bats Out of Your Home

Flying Daubentons bat

My Dad was recently awoken in his lounge chair late at night by a wishing sound. Unsure what it was, and wondering if he was just dreaming, he began scanning the room for the possible source. Out of the corner of his eye a dark, winged creature slowly flew into frame. In a moment I’m […]

Best Practices for Keeping Rabbits Out of Your Garden


Gardens require a lot of hard work to maintain. There is nothing more rewarding than a beautiful garden or bountiful harvest at the end of the season. However, yard pests like rabbits are keen to feed themselves after all of the hard work you’ve done to grow your garden. What are some of the best […]

How to Keep Pets, Livestock, and Yourself Safe from Wolves

Wolf in sunset

Studies show that wolves prefer to hunt their natural prey in the wild if there is enough food available that way. So wolves do not actually want to be a problem for your pets or livestock. Contrary to popular images in literature, like The Three Little Pigs or Little Red Riding Hood, wolves are not […]

Why Deer Hunting is Good for the Deer Population and Us

Swamp Deer, Royal Bardia National Park, Nepal

One of my favorite things to do in the morning is walk my dog, and often times we encounter quite a few deer. Many times they are only 15-20 feet away and just stare at us with zero fear in their eyes. They really can be majestic creatures and are so adorable I sometimes wish […]

12 Steps to Stay Safe While Hunting Plus Bonus Tips

Vintage hunter walks the forest road. Rifle Hunter Silhouetted in Beautiful Sunset or Sunrise

Deer season sees hunters come out in their droves at a chance that comes once each year. Among the seasoned hunters are a few newbies who are anxious to get their first kill. Many of them are excited but scared to shoot wrong or miss the deer altogether. If you are a new hunter, you […]

How to Plant a Garden to Attract Pollinators like Honeybees

I’m far from a green thumb but I attempted to plant a few vegetables on my own this year. I went out to my garden the other day and saw that I still did not have any squash on my plants, despite the many squash flowers that had bloomed. It got me wondering what I […]