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6 things you didn’t know about white-tailed deer

1. Hollow hairs help them stay warm in the winter. Have you ever seen a deer that has snow on its back that doesn’t melt? It makes people shiver to think about walking around covered in snow — isn’t the deer freezing? However, it’s actually that frozen snow that shows just how warm a deer…

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Color this picture for a two-in-one experience

I was scrolling through Pinterest when a video caught my eye. I don’t usually like watching videos, but it showed a neat craft where you color one picture, fold it like an accordion and depending on how you look at it, it becomes two pictures. “I can make that,” I thought. It took me a…

Photo of a deer hoofprint in the snow

Enjoy the season during the Winter Wonderland Walk

Walking through the snowy prairie, one might think that all life has stopped for the winter. But it hasn’t. Hoof prints from deer, hand-like tracks from raccoons, elongated traces of bounding rabbits — the prairie is still quite alive. Environmental education coordinator Bryanna Kuhlman will talk with people about the prairie as well as the…