Entries by Sue Adams

An Early Bloomer: Skunk Cabbage

Whenever we go out for a walk in the great outdoors, most of us have a tendency to focus on wildlife. Birds, butterflies, and mammals naturally capture our attention with color and motion. For those willing to investigate, the plant world offers some truly amazing natural history, too. Take for example, skunk cabbage. As perennials, […]

Fire – Friend and Foe (Part II)

As disastrous as wildfires can be, such phenomena remain an integral part of the planet’s natural ecology – especially when it come to the health of our soil, streams, grasslands, forests, and wildlife resources. Many people consider all wildfire negative, whereas the opposite is true. Long before humans reached the North American continent, wildfires raged […]

Fire – Friend or Foe (Part 1)

A few days ago, I received a request to write a blog regarding a very sensitive subject – fire and the natural environment. The recent wildfires in California, and the associated loss of human life and personal property, makes such a task quite challenging. The 153,336-acre Camp Fire resulted in 85 fatalities, over 18,000 structures […]

A Long Short-Story About a Boy and His Dog

Remembering Maggie by Mike Roberts From the time I was a kid some of my favorite books, songs, and movies were themed about boys and their dogs. Topping that list were “Lassie” and “Old Yeller,” mainly because I could relate to the sentiments expressed by little Timmy and Arliss. During the late 1950s, whenever Wayne […]

Let’s Hear It For the Fans

We are always looking for ways to connect with NASCAR fans of Ward Burton. The Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation has a FaceBook page where we post news, photos, comments, contests, and the like so that we can interact with fans. We post some great giveaway opportunities where fans can win prizes.  We know fans have […]