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Children learn in a variety of ways. Some prefer auditory learning, tactile learning, or kinesthetic learning, while others learn more easily through visuals.1 

 

Do you have something for everyone in your classroom?

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Spotted Owls are medium owls with dark brown feathers and white spots. They also have striking dark eyes. They stand between 16 and 19 inches tall and weigh between 1-1.5 pounds.

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Filming on public lands isn’t quite as simple as taking out your camera and shooting. If you’re working on a project that you won’t make money off of, then it can be that simple, but if you’re shooting a commercial project, there are some hoops you need to go through. 

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Vultures are large birds that eat carrion, the flesh of dead animals. There are 23 species of vulture and they’re divided into two groups: Old World Vultures and New World Vultures. Old World Vultures live in the eastern hemisphere, while New World Vultures live in the western hemisphere.

How much do you know about vultures? These birds have a very important role in our environment that you may not have known before!

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Have you ever happened across a bird’s nest or a baby bird on the ground and not known what to do?

Maybe you’ve heard that if you touch an egg or a baby bird then the parents will abandon it. This isn’t exactly the case, but overall you’ll want to leave them alone except for certain circumstances. 

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Because of their different diet, pellets from Horned Owls are more challenging to identify prey. The pellets are chalkier, more porous and more fragile than Barn Owl pellets. Great Horned Owls break up the bones in order to swallow their meal, so get ready for a puzzle! 

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Red-Tailed Hawks are so named for their red tails. The rest of their bodies are usually brown on the back, with white feathers on the front. Younger ones don’t have the red tail quite yet, but will have brown tail feathers. The coloring on these hawks can vary dramatically depending on where they live. Red-tailed hawks that live in the West will have darker coloring than those in the East.

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Wolves live in packs and within those packs is a very specific hierarchy. The alpha male and female are the leaders of the pack, the beta wolves are underneath them, and then there are several wolves ranked below them that go all the way down to the omega wolves. 

The structure of the pack keeps things organized. It helps maintain the survival of all the wolves in the pack – they work together to bring down prey, dig out dens, and raise the pups the alpha female gives birth to. 

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After spending months working from home, schooling from home, staring from one screen to the next can start driving you crazy. You go from your computer to your phone to the television and without a commute, it feels like there’s no real break from everything where you can put the phone away and just sit and do something completely different. 

 

How about a puzzle?

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They stand between 6 and 7 inches tall, weigh only around 2-3 ounces, and have a wingspan of 15 inches. Their feathers are brown and white and they have yellow eyes. They have two spots on the back of their heads that are a “second pair of eyes” – these markings fool other animals into thinking they’re being watched. 

Meet the Northern Pygmy Owl. 

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