Nature Happenings

  • Project FeederWatch continues,
  • Rare gulls and terns can be found along the Great Lakes.
  • Black Bear cubs are born beginning in late January.
  • Listen for Great Horned Owls' "hoot" as they pair up for mating season.
  • During late January or early February, Great Horned Owls will be sitting on their eggs.
  • Now through late March is a difficult time for birds; providing food and an open source of water is important.
  • Cardinals flocking; they're usually the first and last birds to be seen at feeders.
  • White-tailed Deer bucks are shedding their antlers, marking the end of breeding season.
  • Late in the month, as days lengthen, Tufted Titmice and cardinals begin to sing.
  • Start planning your butterfly and bird gardens this month.
  • Carolina Wrens can be sustained with suet and mealworms.
  • Aldo Leopold's (Father of Wildlife Conservation) birthday Jan. 11
  • Quadrantid Meteor Shower early in the month. See up to 60 falling meteors per hour!

Tufted Titmouse