Boo to you from our crew

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is just around the corner. One of my favorite things to do is to carve pumpkins into Jack-o-lanterns. I’ve never given any thought to why we do that or how this custom started until I began writing this article.

There are many tales about the practice of carving pumpkins. One comes from Irish folklore. A man named Jack, who was a blacksmith, didn’t want to go to hell for his ...

Continue Reading →