hunting http://wrvo.org en The Black Bear- Powerful As A Truck, Smart As A Pig http://wrvo.org/post/black-bear-powerful-truck-smart-pig <p>John Weeks informs us about one of the most intelligent bears, the black bear. This bear was known to pioneers as attacking their mammals and taking them as food. He talks about fear he felt while in the woods. While making his way back home on a camping trip he heard a lot of noise, and thought it was a pig. Only the end trail of a bear was left behind when he went to the location where the scuffling was heard. He describes bears as a big appetite wrapped up in a powerful body. He found that even a dead bear is hard to handle because of its weight.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:00:00 +0000 John Weeks 47392 at http://wrvo.org The Legend & Audubon http://wrvo.org/post/legend-audubon <p>John Weeks discusses his reaction to an article in The National Inquirer about Audubon. The article talks about pioneer Audubon killing thousands of birds for sport. Many were shocked by this startling revelation but because Weeks has read portions of Audubon’s diaries in the past he was not surprised at all. It is hard to put ourselves in the lives of a pioneer during hunting season in the 1780s. Living in an era where hunting skill was vital to successful living Audubon’s actions were typical of his day though.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:00:00 +0000 John Weeks 46341 at http://wrvo.org More deer & cars colliding in Madison County http://wrvo.org/post/more-deer-cars-colliding-madison-county <p>There's been a dramatic increase in the number of car deer collisions in Madison County this year, and authorities there are urging motorists to keep an eye out for the animals. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:20:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 30306 at http://wrvo.org More deer & cars colliding in Madison County