Earthfire Stories

Tag: Chickens
Woman sits at a table surrounded by chickens

Chickens Rule the Earthfire Roost

You’d think there’d be peace on a lovely early summer morning at a wildlife sanctuary as the first rays of sun appear over the mountains. But no. It’s true that the bears are sound asleep in their hammocks. The horses

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White bison eating hay

Snapshots of Earthfire

Between getting ready for winter and speaking at a variety of events, we’ve been especially busy lately. But Dante Rios, our animal caretaker, has been delighting us with beautiful pictures of our animal residents. Please enjoy!  (Click to enlarge)

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Porcupine napping on a log

Piney the Porcupine Gets a New House

Moving days are stressful enough, but imagine if you were moved and no one told you what was happening. That would quickly turn a stressful day into a scary day. For Piney the Porcupine, moving day was a little scary.

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Raven with an injured wing that has been treated and wrapped with bandages

The Rehab Raven: Hurt by People, Helped by People

It’s the time of year when rescue and rehabilitation are in full throttle. It’s painful enough to see animals coming in because they have been orphaned or injured in accidents. But when we receive animals who have been intentionally harmed

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A white wolf and a dark gray wolf howling together

The Morning Howl

As I walk through the early morning cold, the wolves and coyotes begin their morning howl. I let the beauty of the sound vibrate through me, into me, into every cell of my body until the music of the howls

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Woman sits at a table surrounded by chickens

Chickens Rule the Earthfire Roost

You’d think there’d be peace on a lovely early summer morning at a wildlife sanctuary as the first rays of sun appear over the mountains. But no. It’s true that the bears are sound asleep in their hammocks. The horses and bison and burros are standing stock still, soaking in

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White bison eating hay

Snapshots of Earthfire

Between getting ready for winter and speaking at a variety of events, we’ve been especially busy lately. But Dante Rios, our animal caretaker, has been delighting us with beautiful pictures of our animal residents. Please enjoy!  (Click to enlarge)

Read More
Porcupine napping on a log

Piney the Porcupine Gets a New House

Moving days are stressful enough, but imagine if you were moved and no one told you what was happening. That would quickly turn a stressful day into a scary day. For Piney the Porcupine, moving day was a little scary. He had to wait in an unknown area with the

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Raven with an injured wing that has been treated and wrapped with bandages

The Rehab Raven: Hurt by People, Helped by People

It’s the time of year when rescue and rehabilitation are in full throttle. It’s painful enough to see animals coming in because they have been orphaned or injured in accidents. But when we receive animals who have been intentionally harmed by humans, it’s downright maddening. We received a juvenile raven

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A white wolf and a dark gray wolf howling together

The Morning Howl

As I walk through the early morning cold, the wolves and coyotes begin their morning howl. I let the beauty of the sound vibrate through me, into me, into every cell of my body until the music of the howls and I become one. 30 March. The melting mounds of

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