Making Your Own Bird Feeder

Written by Greg Pilson

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1.Wash and dryrepparttar carton thoroughly.

2.Decorate your carton however you would like.

3.Using your scissors cut a square in each side ofrepparttar 147293 carton (a square big enough to fit at leastrepparttar 147294 head of a bird).

4.Using your hole punch (or your scissors) make a small hole below each square.

5.Push your sticks or rods throughrepparttar 147295 holes from one side ofrepparttar 147296 carton torepparttar 147297 other (the sticks will form a t).

6.Fillrepparttar 147298 bottom of your carton with bird seed.

7.Punch a hole (or two if you like) inrepparttar 147299 top of your carton.

8.Hang your finished feeder to a tree branch with string.

Although these bird feeders will not last forever (or even close), they are a fun, inexpensive way for children to learn about birds andrepparttar 147300 importance of caring for our wildlife.

Greg Pilson is an avid bird watcher who also dabbles in freelance photography of his favorite subjects. When hes not working full time in the engineering industry, he writes as a freelance writer for a site that offers information about bird feeders, bird houses and more.

A Brief History Of Seeing Eye Dogs

Written by Simon Harris

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A Nashville man named Morris Frank had heardrepparttar story and decided to write to Ms. Eustis and ask her to train a dog for him. She did and Mr. Frank became known asrepparttar 147153 first blind person to use a guide dog.

As part of an arrangement hed made with Ms. Eustis, Mr. Frank started training guide dogs inrepparttar 147154 United States. The foundation that Mr. Frank started was dubbed The Seeing Eye andrepparttar 147155 so-called Seeing Eye dog was effectively born.

Today guide dogs are trained to assist people with many different disabilities. There are Hearing Ear dogs to assistrepparttar 147156 deaf and other dogs that assistrepparttar 147157 physically disabled. All ofrepparttar 147158 people who have benefited fromrepparttar 147159 use of a guide dog, however, owe their thanks to Mr. Morris Frank of Nashville, Tennessee.

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