wild turkey

Gobble, Strut and Wattle: We’re Talking Turkey

Most everyone is at least a little familiar with the wild turkey. The bird’s signature gobble is easily recognizable, and many people know the story of Ben Franklin pushing for …

Attempted Turkey Escape Sends Today Show Hosts Ducking for Cover

For my monthly appearance on the Today Show this November, I kept with the annual tradition of bringing on a wild turkey and other North American wildlife in celebration of …

6 Tips for Feeding Wild Turkeys with Your Garden

The wild turkey is one of the most recognizable birds in all of North America and a symbol of the holiday season. As these fascinating and adaptable birds are becoming …

Let’s Talk Turkey: The History of a Wild Icon in America

The turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is one of wildlife conservation’s greatest success stories. Unlike the accomplishment of cooking up a delicious stuffed turkey for Thanksgiving, this success story is about wild …

Wild Thanksgiving on Today Show

Here’s the clip of National Wildlife Federation’s Today Show segment in celebration of Thanksgiving. In keeping with the theme, I of course brought on a wild turkey.  I wanted to …

Twelve Unusual and Fascinating Facts About Wild Turkeys

This Thanksgiving holiday, many of us will join with family and friends for a big meal and, for 50 million households, that will also mean having some roasted turkey.  Most …

wild turkey, pilgrims, thanksgiving

Eight Wild Animal Species the Pilgrims Ate—and How They Are…

[br] The Pilgrims’ first thanksgiving celebration (which lasted three days) probably took place in mid October 1621, after an unexpectedly bountiful harvest. The newcomers invited local Indians—who had given them …

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