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Silent Spring Revisited by Conor Mark...

Silent Spring Revisited

Silent Spring Revisited is an excellent book that chronicles what has happened in terms of bird conservation since Rachel Carson’s landmark book. In 1962, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was published and was immediately wrought with criticism and denouncement, largely because she was a woman and not part of the “inner circle” of scientists. Her book […]

Ohio Young Birders Club – Sitti...

Ohio Young Birders Club – Sitting for Conservation

The upcoming Big Sit benefits kids and conservation The Ohio Young Birders Club is agian gearing up to sit all day for conservation – this time in Port Clinton, Ohio. Last year, they raised $3,400 for habitat conservation on Middle Bass Island. This year’s big sit is October 16th and proceeds will go to help […]

Biggest Week in American Birding R...

Biggest Week in American Birding – Connecting People with Nature

The Biggest Week in American Birding – GO! Year two is in full swing and the number of birders in attendance = up! The ten-day long birding extravaganza is full of workshops, guided walks, keynote speakers…and BIRDS! Lots and lots of migrating birds. Warblers, warblers everywhere at the Magee Marsh Boardwalk Photo by Dakota Callaway […]

Bird Conservation – Pinyon Jay

Bird Conservation – Pinyon Jay

Pinyon Jays (Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus) are a western jay found in pinyon pine habitat. Some important breeding sites include El Malpais National Monument and National Conservation Area found in New Mexico and Desert National Wildlife Range and Great Basin National Park found in Nevada. Forty years worth of breeding bird survey data show a more than […]

Bird Conservation – Piping Plov...

Bird Conservation – Piping Plover

The Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) has suffered serious decline due to habitat destruction along Atlantic, Gulf Coast, and Great Lake shorelines as well as in the Great Plains. 2001 population estimates totalled 5,945 individual birds: Atlantic Coast – 2929 [49%] Great Plains – 2953 [50%] Great Lakes – 70 – [1%] Important breeding areas in […]

Bird Conservation – Prothonotar...

Bird Conservation – Prothonotary Warbler

Prothonotary Warblers (Protonotaria citrea)are one of the few songbirds to nest in cavities and inhabit much of the southeast and Great Lake states. They nest in swampy forests and winter along the coast of Central and South America. Their mangrove wintering sites are rapidly decreasing. In our area, Prothonotary Warblers are uncommon but found yearly […]

Duck Stamp Success

Duck Stamp Success

Every time a Duck Stamp is bought, precious bird habitat is conserved. For every Duck Stamp purchased, 98 cents of every dollar goes directly to purchase land. We found more proof showing how wonderful Duck Stamps are for conservation. The Mirgratory Bird Conservation Commission approved 18,118 acres of wetland and grassland habitat for Glacial Ridge […]

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