Land Report 2013 Legacy Landowners: Rose Lane & Chuck Leavell | Charlane Plantation

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   For three decades, this Georgia couple has practiced what they preached on their cherished plantation, sharing the gospel of stewardship with those they welcome onto their land and the many they meet on their global sojourns. The Land Report is proud to honor Rose Lane and Chuck Leavell as our 2013 Legacy Landowners.   Our 2013 […]

Nature Lovers Are the Ultimate Volunteers

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 by James Moore When it comes to volunteering time to help this planet there are a ton of projects to volunteer for, with hundreds of organizations that have made it their goal to save habitats and animals.   These are huge names in the conservation industry.  UNESCO is a company that protects and maintains ancient […]

Why Pay So Much To Mount That Once In A Lifetime Great Catch

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  by Troutski Try Unpainted Fish Blanks! There’s no thrill in the world like catching a sailfish, or any monster fish for that matter. The joy of finding a big fish and then fighting and landing your catch is unforgettable. It’s a feeling you should share with all those you love forever, that’s why so […]

Wolverine Watch

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Wolverine Watch Photograph by Jim Harris Earlier this year, nomadic Mongolian cattle herders and their wolverine neighbors shared an unforgiving spring with conservationist Gregg Treinish. For nearly a month Treinish and his team of four scaled rugged terrain to track wolverines, record natural phenomena, collect potential DNA specimens, and maintain a regular audio blog—all between dreams […]

Camo IS Green – Check it Out!

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  Being ‘green’ comes in many forms. The one that most people often identify with are the green organizations – charitable or volunteer programs that are dedicated to rebuilding habitats. There are also new businesses that have come to light that deal with everything from LED lighting to geothermal heating and cooling systems for a […]

Providing the Perfect Nest for Our Most Colorful Waterfowl!

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  The most abundant species of waterfowl found in the eastern half of North America was once the wood duck. Unfortunately, as with many species, this particular group met with a huge struggle at one point that almost led to their complete demise. From finding themselves in densely populated areas which led to over-harvesting to […]

Recovery of Wood Duck in North America

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  The multi-colored iridescent plumage, the red eyes, the white flash of color down the neck – these traits encompass the male Wood Duck. The white eye-ring, the white throat – this alerts one and all that the female has arrived. Those familiar calls of “geeeeee,” “do-weep do-weep,” and that call of alarm – “cr-r-ek, […]

A MISSOURI FARMER SAVES PRAIRIE AND GRASSLAND BIRDS

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Tom Smith’s anthem could be “Don’t Fence Me In,” except that he has a fencing company. His customers can be bizarre; one wanted a 10-foot fence to protect his garden from starving mobs fleeing Kansas City and St. Louis, which, he was convinced, would burn to the ground within two years. But most are more ordinary […]