The mourning dove is native to Texas and gets its name from the soft, sad-sounding coo that usually only the male makes.
Actually, yes, they are. For most people, the only thing they know about skunks is that they stink but they are very beneficial to farmers and homeowners. They eat garden and agricultural pests in large numbers. They feed on larvae, worms, fruit, eggs, reptiles, small mammals, bees, wasps, and fish. So are Skunks good for anything? YES!
I almost missed what a thunderstorm had left in my front yard while I was carrying in my takeout: a tiny bird’s nest lying on the grass. I approached with fingers crossed, and I found two baby birds that had fallen victim to the downpour. Only one was still breathing. Over the next two hours, I hatched a plan to save the little guy’s life.
By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center A few years ago, when I took my dog out for her last potty of the night, I heard the most beautiful bird singing. Just a few seconds later, another bird responded with the same beautiful song. I had …
And so it begins. Baby season 2020 and it all begins with baby squirrels. There are a number of reasons why baby squirrels get separated from mom. Homeowners cut down trees that have nests, high winds can blow nests down or can knock babies out of the nest or sometimes they just fall out. Whatever the reason, you can help.
Come Join TWRC Wildlife Center’s Virtual Chili Cook off!
With the current pandemic and new health guidelines we have decided to host our Chili Cook-Off, virtual style! Contestants can still enter their best chili recipe into the contest for a chance to win, and patrons can still take part by purchasing a patron entry including our souvenir glass, door prize tickets and copy of the Chili Cook Off Cook Book!