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Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Fisher Cats in Connecticut !

The other day I found the tail and one leg of a gray squirrel in my backyard in Black Rock.  What could have done this ? !  I put the word out in my neighborhood thinking it was most likely done by a

Will The Circus Ever Leave Town? – Bridgeport Elephant Abuse

Everyone loves the circus, right ? Not any more.  Since the late 1990s protests against circuses and their use of wild animals for entertainment have gained momentum. Protesters talk about actual

Controlling Connecticut Skeeters

Controlling and Destroying Those Bloodsuckers I hate mosquitoes!  They seem to be everywhere this summer! What in the world are mosquitoes good for anyway? Mosquitoes are eaten by lots of other

Kidnapping Baby Animals

Each year in spring and early summer, people find baby birds or mammals in their backyard or in a local park. The babies are often cute, helpless, and seem friendly.  People usually think the animal

Easy Things To Do To Go Green

I was going to write all about April being National Frog Month, but now that Earth Day is upon us I changed my plan. I can’t believe it is the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.    Here is a link to a

Endangered Species Condoms

Who knew that by wearing condoms you could protect the world ! The Center for Biological Diversity believes that the major reason that dozens of animals, birds, and plants face extinction is the vast

Vancouver’s Green Olympics

Quick before the Vancouver Winter Olympics are over, I wanted to write this blog… In 2008, Beijing tried very hard to make the Summer Olympics as environmentally-friendly as possible. Now the

Connecticut Windmills and Birds

Windmills are a wonderful clean safe source of green energy… right? Not everyone thinks so, especially some environmentalists and biologists. The spinning blades of wind mills can be fatal to flying

Woodpecker With Attitude

Birdwatchers are loving this really cool video making the rounds of the internet.  Take a look at it first…click here to see the video … before reading any further.  What do you think this crazy

Deer Power in Connecticut

Although the deer breeding season, or the rut, is mainly over in our area, I came across some fascinating video footage of bucks sparring so I thought I would write a short blog about this marvelous