“Flip-Thinking” and How it Could Apply to Birding and Conservation

We first heard about the new buzz word “flip-thinking” from an article by Daniel H. Pink, “Think Tank: Flip-thinking – the new buzz word sweeping the US“. Me flipping my cowboy hat In essence, flip-thinking is taking a traditional, usual way of doing things and flipping it up to make it more worthwhile. Three examples

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Bird Photography Weekly #118

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Conserving Northwest Ohio – Signatures, Shopping and Searching

Saving the environment is difficult, time consuming and expensive! But sometimes, there are little steps we can take to make this effort a bit easier. Golden-winged Warbler Signing a Petition The Lake Erie shoreline in Northwest Ohio is a vital stopover habitat for migratory songbirds. There is a possible threat to these birds now with

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Bird Photography Weekly #117

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Blades of Death – Help Stop Wind Turbines in Northwest Ohio

We need your help. Wind turbines are popping up in the Lake Erie Marsh Region (northwest Ohio) threatening critical migratory stopover habitat. Northern Parula – taken in the Lake Erie Marsh Region I’ve only visited this area once and immediately fell in love with it. A major portion of the Birdfreak Team (Jennie and Dakota)

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The Punk Rock Big Year – Birds, Tattoos, and a New Look Into Who Birders Really Are

Starting January 1st, 2011 Paul Riss is embarking on what birders call a “Big Year”. A Big Year is a self-imposed challenge for a birder to find as many species of birds in a calendar year. In 2011 there is even a movie coming out about some crazy birdwatcher’s Big Year. Who is Paul Riss

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Bird Photography Weekly #116

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