What rhymes with “Oriole” and protects millions of birds of around 300 species? The Boreal Forest is that great northern forest that provides an unbelievable amount of habitat for an amazing array of colorful birds. Chestnut-sided Warbler, a Boreal bird The Boreal Forest has been under attack from various industries that would greatly harm the
Adding to our photo lifelist, we found this Caspian Tern while looking for shorebirds. This is bird #213 (unofficially) and a lucky find as a pair flew quickly by.
A wonderful bird of open fields and prairie/grasslands, who can resist the face of a Lark Sparrow?
Starting in late winter, throughout spring, and so far this summer we’ve had lots of rain. Just the other night a heavy thunderstorm dropped 2 inches of rain. The downside to all this rain has been the suspected flooding of local rivers (they don’t call them flood-plains because it sounds neat). But, the increase of
When it comes to Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) sales certain states stand out. As expected, states with lots of wetlands and hence, lots of duck hunters, lead the way in total duck stamps purchased since 1934. But as we know, the Duck Stamp has morphed into one of the nation’s best
The American Bird Conservancy is working to restore land around decommissioned mines. Partnered with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, the goal is to manage habitat for breeding Cerulean Warblers, Wood Thrushes, and other mature forest birds. Golden-winged Warbler In addition to mature forest restoration the land is
“Saving Living Space for Living Things” through protection, restoration and stewardship of land, conservation of natural resources, and education. – Citizens for Conservation This is the mission of Citizens for Conservation (CFC), an organization located in Barrington, Illinois in Lake County. Their goals are to protect, inform and restore native plant and wildlife communities in
Jay N. “Ding” Darling Brush and ink drawings of Mallards by Jay N. “Ding” Darling, a famous cartoonist and noted conservationist. The artist was chief of the Biological Survey, a precursor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, from 1934 to 1936. “Ding” conceived the idea of using duck stamps to raise money for the