Columbus Audubon

Audubon in Central Ohio since 1913

Purple Martins And Cliff Swallows At Delaware State Park

Cliff Swallow NestsAre you looking for something to do after your supper or during your spare time? Why not visit Delaware State Park (DSP) and watch Purple Martins that are busy raising their families in three martin hotels that are the creations of Kenny Fecker of Waldo. Kenny's martin boxes are located between the marina and the boat launch ramp. Whenever I am monitoring my bluebird nestboxes in the park, I make a point to check on the martins. They are always chattering and at this time of year, they are feeding nestlings.

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Dave Horn's Eight Things YOU Can Do

Polar Bear FamilyWhen faced with threats such as climate change, one natural reaction is to give up in despair. It may seem that there's nothing that you, just one individual or just one family, can do.

But you and your family can do something! Long-time Columbus Audubon leader Dave Horn has put together a quick list of eight things that you can do to help keep our planet safe.

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Help Save Monarchs: 2014

Monarch Female On MilkweedOne of Ohio's favorite pollinating butterflies, our orange and black Monarch, could soon disappear due to rapid loss of habitat. You can help save Monarchs by creating their habitats in your garden!

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Delaware County Kestrel Project: 2013

Five young Kestrels in boxDick Tuttle reports on the 2013 season for his American Kestrel nest boxes in northern Delaware County. The results: Another year of lessons learned and another batch of America's smallest falcons!

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Alum Creek Prothonotary Warbler Project: 2013

Prothonotary WarblerDick Tuttle reports on the 2013 season for his Prothonotary Warbler nest box project at Alum Creek.  From battling with House Wrens to watching over warbler hatchlings, it was another good year!

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