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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Build Your Own Bee House (for the Week of June 10, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-build-your-own-bee-house-week-june-10-2007

    nest cells! Notes: You might want to get a grownup to help you with the drilling and also, if needed, ... http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/ent/notes/Other/note109/note109.html and http://habitat.ms11.net//bee/beehome.htm. Sources included the National Widllife Federation, ... State University, http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/ent/notes/Other/note109/note109.html. About this column: ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Squirrels A-fallin'! (for the Week of Oct. 21, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-squirrels-fallin-week-oct-21-2007-1

    University fact sheet notes that the red squirrel (similar to but smaller and nuttier than the gray and fox) ... chooses to fall! Flying squirrels jump then glide! Notes: Find the Cornell University fact sheet, ... short, sweet, nicely presented details about the eastern gray squirrel, fox squirrel, red squirrel and ...

  3. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Motorcycle Muffins (for the Week of Aug. 26, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-motorcycle-muffins-week-aug-26-2007-0

    promptly," says a newsletter called "Motorcycle Notes." "Motorcycles," the newsletter ... (yep!) notes, "are very sensitive to conditions of the road surface." The good news: Road-apple ... P.S. Get safety tips at http://www.motorcycle.ohio.gov/. Me, I need four hand grips! Notes: The ...

  4. Grow Fresh Fruit in Your Own Backyard: New Book Shows You How

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fresh-fruit-your-own-backyard-new-book-shows-you-how

    Management shows the kinds of fruit you can grow, how to get started and how to take care of them. It details ... enjoyment for many years,” the authors write. But they note, “There is much more to growing ... attention.” The book aims to show you how to give that care and attention. It has clear, easy-to-use details ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Send in the Clown Loaches (for the Week of Aug. 31, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-send-clown-loaches-week-aug-31-2008-1

    "Fishy Science" project. Call your county 4-H office. Notes: Get details on the Fishy Science ... choice for the beginner aquarist despite their wide availability in fish shops," the Web site notes ... "fish" or "slug" though in this case the first one. Further clown notes: Clown loaches have ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Eating (Low-fat, High-carb) (Gag) Slugs (for the Week of May 11, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-eating-low-fat-high-carb-gag-slugs-week-may-11-2008

    Twig P.S. Details on fighting, not eating, slugs: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2010.html. ... Notes: The link is to an Ohio State University Extension fact sheet called "Slugs and Their ... Management." "These slimy creatures," it notes, "have big appetites for a wide variety of plants ...

  7. Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for NE Ohio March 30

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-vegetable-safety-program-set-ne-ohio-march-30

    January 5, 2012 Note: A previous version of this story listed a higher registration fee. Due to ... Attendees will receive a resource workbook, handouts, details on FamilyFarmed.org’s on-farm food safety ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, What's with the (Recycled) Pencils? (for the Week of Sept. 21, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dude-whats-recycled-pencils-week-sept-21-2008

    Heeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Notes: Recycled-paper pencils include the TreeSmart Newspaper pencil, ... http://www.pencilthings.com/servlet/Detail?no=691/. Paper Mate makes the Earthwrite pencil ... (http://www.papermate.com/sanford/consumer/papermate/jhtml/product/product_detail) from reclaimed scrap wood. Makers of really nice twig pencils include John Wyant of Minnesota, ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Blargh of the Albatross (for the Week of Jan. 28, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-blargh-albatross-week-jan-28-2007

    stomach oil on you. The gunk, the book notes, "is a very effective means of defense." It makes ... albatross: gooney bird. Goofy on land but great in the air! Notes: In Ohio, check out Ohio 4-H Sea Camp, ... http://woostercenter.osu.edu/4-h/scinfo.html. (Note: No albatrosses. But gulls. So many gulls.) Source: Antipredator Defenses in Birds and ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: New Fuels? Cool! (for the Week of March 2, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-new-fuels-cool-week-march-2-2008-0

    petroleum gas. Pollutes less than gasoline. Plus makes for cheaper vehicle upkeep. Note: They all work only ... use and development. Mmm, French-fry fuel... Notes: Check out, for starters, the Web site of the U.S. ... details, to ask Twig a question, and/or to receive the column free by mail or e-mail, contact Kurt ...

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