If you enjoy wildlife be sure to make plans to attend the annual Dead Creek Wildlife Day in Addison, VT on Saturday, October 4.
The Winter Finch Forecast is in! Check it out here and figure out who you need to be on the watch for this winter.
Sunset Jackson Lodge, Canaan VT
Arrived for Doe Camp at Jackson Lodge, Vermont.
Hawk migration on Vermont Public Radio’s Outdoor Radio this morning had me smiling all the way to work! Listen online to Kent and Sarah from the Vermont Center for Ecostudies as they visit Putney Mountain to talk with the folks counting raptors on their way south.
Forests for the People: The Return of the Town Forest Summit -
A great way to help birds and other wildlife and your community by becoming involved in your town forest. Check out the event brochure for more information on the summit on September 27th.
What can we learn from our conservation work in wetlands? Bird populations in wetlands are improving while other bird habitats continue to see declines according to the new State of the Birds Report. What happened in the ’90s that started that upward trend?
Audubon’s Guide to 5 Things You Can Do Right Now - Birds and Climate Change. The big easy here is what you can do in your own backyard!
SOTB Watch List 2014 -
State of the Birds Watch List 2014 check it out to see what birds near you are in jeopardy.
The strongest finding in The State of the Birds 2014 is simple: conservation works. Ducks fly once again in great numbers up the Mississippi River and across the Chesapeake Bay. California condors are rebounding from just 22 birds to more than 200 today. Bald eagles, brown pelicans, peregrine falcons—all species once headed the way of the passenger pigeon—are now abundant. To prevent future extinctions like the passenger pigeon, the report’s authors point to science, technology and knowledge as the foundation of proactive partner-driven conservation. — 2014 State of the Birds Report
North Branch Nature Center: The Red Knot and the Feisty Dogs -
A lesson in kind confrontation…
(via Citizen Science Blog » Top Five Native Berries For Birds)
Are you short on space? Do you think you don’t have the room to provide a source of antioxidant-rich berries for our feathered friends? Think again. — Citizen Science Blog » Attract Birds With These Berry-Bearing Plants For Your Container Garden