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 27, 2015

What lies beneath an Alabama creek?

One of the most enjoyable ways to explore the great outdoors during the warm summer months is in the cool creeks of central Alabama....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 01, 2015

Alabama’s aquatic diversity runs north to south

From the Tennessee Valley to the Mobile Delta, Alabama is drenched in more than 77,000 miles of freshwater streams, ranking this Sweet Home as the No....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 02, 2015

Precious underground water is hidden treasure for all living things

Evaporation gives way to condensation and condensation yields precipitation. Back to earth the water goes. Beneath the earth, it continues to flow....More
calves, bulls, heifers
in Farm Press Blog Feb 04, 2015

Calving season miraculous for sisters

The take-home lesson for this calving season is consistent with all other critical times in life: if you acknowledge God’s presence, you experience....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 29, 2014

Searching for some amphibious inspiration in 2015

If the sound you hear is a continuous series of short trills, a repeated “crrreek,” similar to the sound of fingers running over the teeth of a comb....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 08, 2014

Mistletoe magic: Parasite becomes seasonal celebrity

Whatever your reason for enjoyment of the plant this season, pause to ponder the perplexities of this parasite and how it has captured the attention....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 03, 2014

The reptile find of the afternoon

A secretive salamander, a small snake, a savvy swamp rabbit—these are the wild things that I cannot live without. Praise be to God who creates such....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 01, 2014

Autumn offers opportunity to connect to natural world

Autumn gives every personality an opportunity to personally connect to the natural world....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 02, 2014

Recipe for a wild Friday night along the creekside

Need a recipe for a wild Friday night? Try combining two 12-year-old boys who love to explore, a creek full of late summer flood water and a homeless....More
kayak, fishing, saltwater
in Farm Press Blog Aug 11, 2014

Catching a connection from a kayak

If you’re looking to add some true depth to your fishing forays this summer, try your hand at kayak fishing....More
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