Rebecca Bearden

Contributing Writer

Rebecca Bearden is the daughter of an Alabama cattleman and a graduate of
Auburn University. She works as a Conservation Education Programs Specialist
with the Alabama Wildlife Federation.

Posts by Rebecca Bearden

in Farm Press Blog Apr 06, 2014

Easter: warm weather, colorful dresses and “Rabbit Nests”

As little girls, my sister and I couldn’t wait for Easter to arrive each year. Not only did the holy holiday mean warmer weather and the chance to....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 24, 2014

Nature detective: Honing wildlife tracking skills

Whether you’re eight or 80, identifying wildlife tracks is one of the most rewarding experiences in which a nature-lover can participate....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 19, 2014

Coon hunting a time-honored tradition

“Coon hunting is primarily about the gratification of working your dogs and charting their success."....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 16, 2013

Do some soul searching during your next walk in the woods

The opportunity to experience the spirit of the natural world is accessible to all who connect with nature on more than just a physical level....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 04, 2013

Eastern redcedar is one of top Christmas tree choices

This Christmas, take a moment to appreciate the eastern redcedar for more than just its pleasing aroma. Contemplate how its pioneering durability has....More
autumn, leaves, fall
in Farm Press Blog Nov 07, 2013

An ode to autumn

We are blessed with more than 300 different tree species in the Southeast, and the majority of those love to color....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 08, 2013

Don't let daunting plant diversity scare you out of the woods

The best way to become a master naturalist is to spend as much time in the woods as possible....More
muscadine, grapes, wild
in Farm Press Blog Aug 05, 2013

Muscadine offers flavor no man can replicate

This wild grape is God’s way of reminding your taste buds that they are alive and well and have important work to do....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 24, 2013

Being student of natural world is a blessing

There is no greater blessing than to be a student of the natural world....More
in Farm Press Blog May 30, 2013

Share your “creek culture” with a new generation

The next generation won’t understand the need to conserve these wetland areas if they aren’t connected to them....More
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