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Introducing... Rolly Sauvé

Last weekend I visited Rolly Sauvé in North Bay. Rolly has been carving for 30 years and his specialty is wildfowl. That’s not an area I know much about, but you can’t not be impressed by Rolly’s work. 150 more words

Woodcarving

Swanning about in Abbotsbury

I had heard of Abbotsbury Swannery years ago but had no idea what part of the country it was in. So I was surprised to find (from various Dorset bloggers) that it was near Weymouth and within reach of my annual visit to Poole. 1,086 more words

Retrieving

As the start of the Wildfowling season nears, Mum has gone out for a few hours to get her used to the loud bangs again.  Apparently with fireworks season coming this helps puppies and dogs not to be scared of new noises. 109 more words

Our Journey

Wildfowl Cottage Extension By 5th Studio Is Clad With Shingles And Raised In Excess Of A Flood Plain

Uk architecture company 5th Studio has additional a shingle-clad extension to a home in a listed former inn that is raised above the flood degree of the River Cam in Cambridgeshire (+ slideshow). 25 more words

Wildfowl Cottage Extension By 5th Studio Is Clad With Shingles And Raised Over A Flood Plain by Beauty and Hairstyle

UK architecture firm 5th Studio has added a shingle-clad extension to a home in a listed former inn that is raised above the flood level of the River Cam in Cambridgeshire (+ slideshow). 32 more words

Wildfowl (1961-63)

(A very big thank you to Rebecca from Bex Sells Pyrex for the image. You can visit her fabulous online Etsy store here for JAJ Pyrex, as well as many other great vintage items) 26 more words

Pyrex

How to Keep Birds Off Poisonous Ponds

One biologist at the University of Alberta knows what imperiled waterfowl need: a light show. Colleen Cassady St. Clair is testing lasers (a fatter version of the standard speaker’s pointer) as a complement to the noisemakers typically used to flush waterfowl from tainted oil sands tailings ponds.

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Conservation