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This week, columnist Thom Smith answers questions about bluebirds, bird seed and if you should feed wild birds throughout the year.
Did your neighborhood cottontails disappear over the winter months? Here are a few reasons they may not be around anymore ...
NatureWatch columnist Thom Smith answers questions about cottontail rabbits, robins and what birds you can expect at your Berkshire backyard feeder this spring.
What animal has the snout of an aardvark, the eyes of a chameleon and the tail of a monkey? It's the seahorse — an increasingly at-risk underwater marvel
In this week's NatureWatch, Thom Smith describes the wonders of the seahorse and answers questions about mourning doves and robins.
It's not uncommon to see a black bear in your backyard during the winter — these bears don't hibernate
This week, columnist Thom Smith dispels the myth that all bears hibernate in winter and helps readers identify birds visiting their backyards.
This week, Thom Smith answers readers' questions about skunks, porcupines, woodchucks and woodpeckers.
A reader's son wants a hissing cockroach for the holidays. It's one of the easiest insects to care for, according to Thom Smith
This week, Thom Smith answers readers' questions about hissing cockroaches, the Berkshire Museum's armadillo, black squirrels and chipmunks.
Don't worry about the feeding the birds yet. Bears are still out there searching for low-hanging bird feeders
This week, NatureWatch columnist Thom Smith answers readers' questions about wild bird feeding, planting goldenrod seeds and shares his own backyard surprise.
Is your neighborhood woodpecker being a nuisance? You'll just have to learn to love it. They're protected by state and federal laws
This week, NatureWatch columnist Thom Smith answers readers questions about what birds could be showing up at feeders and whether or not woodpeckers are protected by law.
In this week's NatureWatch, columnist Thom Smith shares facts about two common birds found at Berkshire feeders: chickadees and house finches.
There was a time when juncos and dark-eyed juncos were not so common in our the Berkshires. Columnist Thom Smith wants to know if you have seen one yet in your yard this fall.