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Learn to throw like a pro using an atlatl

Bulls-eye target with spears being collected at Holliday Lake State Park

“Range is clear. Throw your spears. Range is clear. Throw your spears.” At that, spears went flying. One in the bulls-eye. Some towards the bulls-eyes placed 10 feet ahead. Most – nowhere even close to their intended target. The woods,… Continue Reading…


Lightning bug – love or cannibalism?

Fireflies in the valley, High Bridge State Park

“She blinks softly to lure him in using his love language… and then she decapitates him.” said the volunteer.    OK, OK…what the volunteer ACTUALLY said was more like: