Tag Archives: North America

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August 10, 2016

Good news for wild bees?

By Joe Rankin The honey bee is an introduced species in North America. It’s only been here about 400 years, brought by English colonists who found none after stumbling ashore and then promptly put in an order with their backers back home. The honeybee, more…

Vermont battery recycling program launches
State News
February 10, 2016

Vermont battery recycling program launches

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Vermonters are now able to recycle household batteries by bringing them to over 100 drop-off sites statewide.

National Battery Day celebrated, Feb. 18

Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s largest consumer battery stewardship organization, and the…

Goshawk: apex accipiter
The Outside Story
February 10, 2016

Goshawk: apex accipiter

By Thomas Ames, Jr.

“The Boke of St. Albans,” a 15th century sportsman’s handbook, decreed that only a nobleman could hunt with a falcon, but a mere yeoman might settle for a goshawk. “In the talons there was death,” wrote T. H. White, who famously…