These gifts are sure to get your kids up off the couch and into the great outdoors
Whether you're trying to foster an appreciation of nature in your kids or just want to get them up off the couch, there's some great gifts that will entice your youngsters to leave the screens and head outdoors to explore. These ideas come from several members of Louisiana Master Naturalists. “Cameras are always a nice gift to encourage people of all ages to take photos of the things they see," said Erin Bryan.. Read more in the Baton Rouge Advocate
What a beauty! Rare, 'once-in-a-year' hummingbird spotted in Baton Rouge backyard
In early November, Gail Suberbielle thought it was time to take down the hummingbird feeder in her Baton Rouge backyard. Then, she spied a hummingbird buzzing nearby, so she refilled it and left it up. Not long after, she saw a flash of blue at the feeder, causing her to run for her camera. That bird was nothing like those that usually swooped in for a sip of the sweet nectar. Suberbielle tried to identify the bird using her photos and online apps but failed...
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