It’s strange to think of creating traditions at the holidays - rather then living out the ones you are used to. But we have started our Animal gratitude tree- and I hope this lives on.
This ornament meant a lot to me and the boys. It represents Ranger Rick, who we have learning about and working with. It also is a chance for me to share what I love to do with families around the nation....not to mention work with a woman, Maureen whom I love and respect.
Bandit-masked raccoons are a familiar sight just about everywhere, because they will eat just about anything. These ubiquitous mammals are found in forests, marshes, prairies, and even in cities. They are adaptable and use their dexterous front paws and long fingers to find and feast on a wide variety of food.