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Diligence a constant ingredient for conservation

October 5, 2013
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

FALL is here. Hurray! Leaf color changes are close at hand. Cooler air will follow also. Hunting seasons are opening for many species with more to come. Fishermen should not put away their gear since fish still need to eat. Migrating birds will grab our attention as they wing their way southward in advance of winter. It is all part of nature's plan to prepare for winter. Birds fly south to places where they can find food. Trees, the deciduous species, will soon drop their leaves that provided food during the year. Now that daytime sunlight is getting shorter, the trees heed the signal to prepare for winter through dormancy.



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