Vitamin N is the short title for Richard Louv’s latest book about getting people, especially kids, back out into nature. The extended title is a long one: Vitamin N: 500 Ways to Enrich the Health & Happiness of Your Family & Community* (*and Combat Nature-Deficit Disorder). On the cover is also the statement “The Essential
The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America (Peterson Field Guides) by Bill Thompson III is the companion to the successful eastern version which we reviewed four years ago! The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America covers 300 of the “most common birds of the United States and Canada”. The format is
Dakota writes… My grandparents came down for the weekend from Rockford, Illinois so we could all go the the Midwest Birding Symposium in Lakeside, Ohio. I had to miss Friday due to school tests and a marching band performance but I did get to go all day Saturday. We started off the day by meeting
The Delaware Dunlins are a cool young birders club administered by the Delmarva Ornithological Society (DOS) out of Greenville, Delaware. This young birder club offers a great deal of birding fun for those aged 6 to 18 and has three excellent veteran birders leading field trips.
After nine months of first releasing it and getting a great response, we have updated our Guide to Taking Kids Birding. Much has been changed and added to this guide and it is definitely worth a look if you have young kids with even a remote interest in birds. Perhaps the biggest change, however, is
While young birders may be a small amount of the general birding population (especially noticeable if you are a young birder), they are nonetheless out there and their enthusiasm to birding and conservation is inspiring. Here we feature a wonderful 13-yr old birder who’s self-proclaimed nickname is Empid (as you’ll see why below). 1. What
A great way to promote bird conservation is to celebrate and encourage the future generation of great birders. What better way to discuss young birders than by finding out what they personally think and feel? This is our third interview with a young birder, Cassidy Bird Nut. White-breasted Nuthatch for this Bird Nut 1. What
A great way to promote bird conservation is to celebrate and encourage the future generation of great birders. What better way to discuss young birders than by finding out what they personally think and feel? In this Whoâ€™s Who we interviewed a young birder and wanted to share his story with you. Non-birders often think