Increased prices and demand for turkeys this year ahead of Thanksgiving have presented challenges to local food banks and their community partners.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Smokey Bear taught kids the importance of preventing wildfires. McGruff the Crime Dog warned them not to talk to strangers. And in 1972, Big Bird lined up on "Sesame Street" to receive a measles vaccine as part of a campaign to get more youngsters inoculated against the disease.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Chickens will remain welcome in yards throughout the township under an ordinance introduced by the Township Committee on Mon…
The mother of a teen shared a video on YouTube of her daughter’s friend having a humorous encounter with a sea gull in Wildwood.
WILDWOOD — A Pennsylvania teen went viral after a recent trip to Wildwood led to an unlikely encounter with a sea gull.
A mysterious ailment has sickened and killed thousands of songbirds in several mid-Atlantic states. It seems juvenile birds may be most susceptible.
Carrie Underwood's friend Constantine Maroulis - who she met when they both competed on the 2005 series of 'American Idol' - has shared a story recalling an incident in which the 'Inside Your Heaven' hitmaker accidentally stood on a bird and killed it.
UPPER TOWNSHIP — For eons, the ability of piping plovers, terns and other beach nesting birds to blend in with the sand has served as protecti…
LOWER TOWNSHIP — The legions of casual, backyard birdwatchers will soon have a way to immediately know what avian species are sharing their li…
A natural history writer and photographer, Jon Dunn travels up and down the full range of these tiny birds, which now live only in the Americas, from near the Arctic Circle to the tip of South America.
“Birds” was last updated in 1994, “Trees” in 1980, and there’s lots of new science and wowza photography to share.
If you’ve ever lost half of your strawberry plant to hungry birds, you need this hack from @makaylacosta14 in your life. To keep birds away, paint rocks with red paint and place them throughout your strawberry patch. The birds will be attracted to the rocks instead of the fruit but will get discouraged and fly away when they realize there’s no food.
A lot goes into taking care of pet birds. Here is a roundup of tips for pet bird care, with ways to treat, enrich and protect your feathery friends.
Using a variety of toys is the best way to ensure environment enrichment for a bird. In the morning, put one or two toys in your bird’s cage, then take them out at night. Repeat each day with toys different from those the day before. This way, your bird has something unexpected to look forward to for entertainment and stimulation every day.
A striking red cardinal bird enjoyed a cold snack in snowfall in Nassau County, New York.
LINWOOD — Twelve migrate brants that were found in the middle of New Road near Mainland Regional High School on Saturday were injured or kille…
Snake-haters, look away -- and, whatever you do, don't look up.
LINWOOD — Something caused 12 migrating brant to end up in the middle of New Road near Mainland Regional High School on Saturday, where seven …
CAPE MAY — The quartet of huge birds glided over a furrowed field just south of the Cape May Canal. They circled the field on New England Road…
OCEAN CITY — For the most part, Asbury Avenue on Saturday had its usual mid-November buzz.
Researchers have discovered a rare songbird, called the rose-breasted grosbeak, that is male on one side of its body and female on the other.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday awarded a contract for beach replenishment along New Jersey's southern tip.
TRUMP on wind turbines: Wind turbines’ fumes “kill all the birds” and give off more “fumes” than natural gas.