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Urban Wildlife in Forest Hills – George and his Backyard Critters - Meet Baldy

Urban Wildlife in Forest Hills – George and his Backyard Critters - Meet Baldy

Part 2 – Meet “Baldy”

I think one of the most beautiful birds is the male Northern Cardinal.  Red is my favorite color, which is one reason why I can’t take my eyes off of cardinals.  They also have those beautiful crests on top of their heads.  Cardinals don’t migrate and keep their color all year round because they don’t molt into a dull plumage like the Gold Finch.  This means the cardinals are still breathtaking in my snowy backyard all winter long.  Don’t get me wrong, the females are also very pretty, but the males are stunning.

The other thing about male cardinals is they all look alike.   The color of their feathers is the same.  They all have the black masks around the eyes.  They all have those distinctive crests.

Then one day my husband and I saw “Baldy”.  He was unlike any cardinal we had ever seen.   My husband first spotted him in early April.  There was something seriously wrong w

American Dairy Goat Convention coming to Cascade Township

American Dairy Goat Convention coming to Cascade Township

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) - More than 500 members of the American Dairy Goat Association will be gathering in Cascade Township later this year for the "American Dairy Goat Convention."

The weeklong annual event will bring in hundreds of the top goats in the country, and will feature an auction of the top 20 goats.

The convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel from October 15-22.

For more information, click HERE to be taken directly to the American Dairy Goat Association website.