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Red-tailed Hawk perched on a pole waiting for its next prey.                                            --Courtesy Photo
Although they are large, powerful predators, Red-tailed Hawks usually rely on the element of surprise when hunting for their favorite treats—rabbits, squirrels, mice, and smaller birds. Once spotted by other birds, especially those protecting babies such as Red-winged Blackbirds, Blue Jays, even...
5 Years Ago (September 2015) • The Midwest Birding Synopsium stopped at Bay County’s Pinconning Park and Campgrounds and sighted over 50 species. • Pinconning Wesleyan Pastor Chris Austin moved to a church in Sheridan, Michigan. 10 Years Ago (September 2010) • Former Pinconning resident William N....
On September 10, 2020, the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish met at the Pinconning Community Center to hear presentations by Tim Botzau, Parks & Environmental Affairs Director for the City of Bay City, Sarah Archer, Grant and Education Coordinator, and Todd Umphrey on the City’s recycling program. Tim  announced that Bay City will soon be opening a recycle drop-off center at 2900 N. Water Street (near Independence Bridge) in Bay City where people will be able to dispose of a variety of items like furnitu
On September 10, 2020, the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish met at the Pinconning Community Center to hear presentations by Tim Botzau, Parks & Environmental Affairs Director for the City of Bay City, Sarah Archer, Grant and Education Coordinator, and Todd Umphrey on the City’s...
A friend of mine put a call out to all of his friends: He said “ My door is open, coffee is on, food in the frig, you are welcome to talk, vent or just hang out if you need space or time”. When is the last time you have put out that type of invitation? Do people know that you are available for...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, I’m looking for a really good recipe for Peanut Butter cookies. Sam from Hillsdale Janis...
juvenile Black-crowned night-heron seen on Nayanuing Point in August 2020.                     				                       --Courtesy Photo
The Saginaw Bay region is one of the few locations in Michigan where Black-crowned Night-Herons can be seen on a regular basis. While most shorebirds hunt during the day, this one hunts both day and night, perching motionless on a cattail or in a tree, surveying the shallow water below for fish,...
The next few months will be filled with advertisement, messages and discussion all based on moving your vote from one camp to the other. My opinion on the subject is that you should earnestly pray about your decision and then learn the facts. I do not mean just listen to who ever yells the loudest...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, I’m looking for some tasty new recipes for Tuna Salad. Dave from Battle Creek Maria from...
Grasshoppers, crickets and katydids are known for their chirps and jumps. All belong to an insect order known as Orthopterans, and at least 137 species reside in Michigan. Capable of flight, their forewings are usually covered at rest. Each of the three groups within Orthoptera are known for...

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