Field Guide: A-Z

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Female American black bear

Female black bears will start their winter dens towards the end of the month of November.

Image of pecan leaves and nuts

Pecans begin to ripen towards the start of the month of November.

Photo of male and female mallards walking on ice

Start looking for mallards towards the middle of the month.

Photo of common milkweed pods on the plant

Milkweed pods open towards the end of the month.

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