David McCullough is a brilliant historian whose books have earned many awards including two Pulitzer Prizes (Truman and John Adams) and two National Book Awards (The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback). So it was with much anticipation when I got my hands on his latest book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of
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What do you do with nearly 10,000 acres of strip-mined land in southeastern Ohio? Turn it into one of the world’s most magnificent conservation gems, The Wilds. Founded in 1984, The Wilds is home to endangered and rare species from around the world. These animals have large areas to roam and behave much like they
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Northwest Ohio is “The Warbler Capital of the World“. People come from all over the world to see all the beautiful spring migrants that stopover on their way north . The Biggest Week in American Birding a week-long bird festival that started in 2010, is now in full swing and each year it just gets
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This year’s Biggest Week in American Birding is only a little over a month away! This year’s festival runs from May 6th through May 15th and is sure not to disappoint! The Biggest Week in American Birding is one of the most popular birding festivals in the United States. It’s been growing every year and
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The Biggest Week in American Birding is one of the most popular birding festivals in the United States. It’s been growing every year and is wildly popular! It is also absolute proof that birders spend tourism dollars. So with 50 to 75 thousand people from all over the U.S. and other countries and millions of
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It’s finally time! Registration is now open for the Biggest Week in American Birding May 6th through May 15th, 2014! This year will be bigger and better than ever and the birds benefit as much as the humans who get to watch them! Want to help save the Golden-winged Warbler? Right at registration, thanks to
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Kicking off the Biggest Week in American Birding (Friday May 3rd) the Ohio Birdfreaks along with new birder and Ohio Young Birders Club member Jamie attended the opening gathering at the Maumee Bay Conference Center. After introducing some of the key people that make the event so great (including the super hardworking staff at the
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The Biggest Week in American Birding is getting ready to start! Northern Parula Online registration has closed BUT that doesn’t mean you can’t still sign up! They are accepting walk-in registration at the festival registration table at Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center and at Black Swamp Bird Observatory for just $20. The registration table
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