Living the Country Life

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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Conservation is key Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Craig Alderman, director of marketing, Quail Unlimited When I was a kid, I remember my dad...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program
Whether you're interested in attracting bluebirds, robins, or chickadees to your backyard, a great birdhouse is a necessity for any rural homeowner. Although it's easy to purchase birdhouses...
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Bird watching takes on a whole new meaning when it's bluebirds you've got your eye on. From building boxes, to setting up trails, to monitoring nests, bluebirding is a hands-on activity....
For Joanne Isenhart, spring officially arrives when she spies the first brilliant flash of color zooming across the sky. That vivid blue streak means her beloved bluebirds have made their way back...
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Learn how to attract friendly feathered friends to your home
Radio interview source: Louise Chambers, program educator, Purple Martin Conservation Association               Listen to the radio...
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Taking pictures of birds can be frustrating if you're waiting for that perfect shot. Let a BirdCam snap photos for you, and you might be surprised at what you see. Radio interview source: Steve...
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Swans are the largest and most beautiful waterfowl to grace the pond on your acreage. They are a joy to watch and can hang around with you for a decade or more. Radio interview source: Ron Andrews,...
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Feeding the birds in the winter is important to their survival. Clinging birds, like woodpeckers, need specially-designed feeders to accommodate their unique habits. Radio interview source: Bill...
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In the summer, birds are foraging for bugs and seeds, but they also appreciate a feeder. This is a great time to offer a new menu for your feathered friends. Radio interview source: Candace Cummings...
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To have a bird-friendly yard in the winter, you need plenty of food, but also fresh water. We have a few tricks to help you provide a good water source for your feathered friends. Radio interview...
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Cooking is for the birds...but they appreciate it! Make your own bird suet and watch them flock to your yard for a filling meal. Radio interview source: Bill Thompson, Bird Expert, Bird Watchers...

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