Nature + Wildlife
Most likely there are lots of critters that also reside and enjoy the benefits of your property—some welcome and some not. Learn about the animals in your region, how to get rid of unwanted animals at the cabins, and how to peacefully live in harmony with your furry neighbors.
Q&A: Fly Fishing in Montana With David Detrick
From his favorite spots to beginner tips, here's a peek inside the world of this expert angler:
How to Deal with Bats at the Cabin
If you are experiencing a bat infestation at the cabin, make sure to follow these tips and tricks to help you manage them.
How to Watch Out for Scale Insects This Fall
What are scale insects and why should you keep an eye out for them this fall?
DIY a Covered Bird Seed Tray
Keep the neighborhood birds happy with this unique and easy-to-build feeder.
Why Do Leaves Change During Fall?
Why do we see such beautiful foliage in the fall? We reveal the biology behind why the leaves change color every year.
The Disease to Know About If You're Near the Water
Leptospirosis is an unseen bacteria that lurks in waters. The odds of it spreading goes up in the summer because the disease st...
The Right Place to Put a Bird Feeder
The perfect place to put a bird feeder isn't as easy to figure out as you might think.
Our Favorite Fire-Making Tools
Not everyone can start a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Here are some of the best tools to help ignite the spark.
How To Start a Fire Without Matches
Even the most experienced outdoors enthusiasts may find themselves stranded from time to time with no means to start a fire. Th...
Why Sitka, Alaska is the Perfect Place to Build a Seaside Cabin
Read on to find out why Sitka, Alaska is the perfect place to build your rugged, seaside cabin along its stunning shoreline.
The Top 9 U.S. National Park Hikes
From the rolling hills of Virginia all the way to the tallest mountains in Washington, here are some of the most remarkable U.S...
QUIZ: Test Your Wildlife Knowledge
How well can you identify the animals that live at your cabin? Find out with this wildlife quiz.
How to Identify a Barn Owl at the Cabin
Learn about the most common owl in the world—the barn owl.
How to Save Roses from Deer
Attach deer fencing to posts to keep deer from eating rosebuds before they bloom.
The Alaskan Yurt Built for Dog Mushing
An Alaskan couple wanted a low-budget retreat, and decided a yurt was the perfect fit.
The Wildlife National Museum and Aquairum: A Gift for All Of Us
A tribute to outdoor living, this the Wildlife National Museum is a gift to nature and animal lovers everywhere.
Is Your Property Lake Friendly?
The lake house isn't much good without a clean, enjoyable lake to accompany it. Here are 12 ways to make sure your home and pro...