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 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
identify, venemous, snakes, Alabama
in Farm Press Blog Apr 25, 2013

Learn to identify venomous snakes, respect their space

As one of the most misunderstood reptiles, the snake seems to bear the brunt of man’s fear of nature....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 21, 2013

Springtime sanctity drives turkey hunters to the woods

Members of this woodland world have been waiting all winter for the chance to talk turkey, and its arrival leaves them both energized and humbled....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 28, 2013

More than just supper: An adventure in duck hunting

Until you slide off into 40-degree water on a chilly January morning, you haven’t really experienced all that nature has to offer....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 23, 2012

Producing prize bucks requires knowledge of antler development

The opportunity for viewing a majestic white-tailed buck proudly bearing a mature set of antlers is a breathtaking sight for any wildlife enthusiast....More
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